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Re: dealing with non-standard upstream packaging?

Le Lun 7 Mars 2005 06:53, pabs a écrit :
> Hi,
> I was wondering if there is any info about best practice in the
> situation where upstream source packaging doesn't use the standard
> foo-0.1.2/ inside of foo-0.1.2.tar.gz scheme?
> I suppose repacking the tarball/etc before using dh_make is enough,
> but is there a standard way to make this a bit more automated for new
> upstream releases?
> Another, question: why do some orig.tar.gz files contain a tarball
> that looks to be the upstream source, instead of being a copy of the
> upstream source? gaim for example.

you may want to use cdbs (tarball.mk) that may offer all the kind of 
things you want.
·O·  Pierre Habouzit
OOO                                                http://www.madism.org

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