Re: dealing with non-standard upstream packaging?
Justin Pryzby (firstname.lastname@example.org) wrote:
> How do you delete files from a .tar without repackaging?
Easy: tar --delete on the orig.tar.gz. You have to gunzip and gzip the tar.gz
(IIRC), but there is no need to extract the tar archive.
> Do you mean
> 1) extract the tar; 2) delete the files; 3) recreate a tar of the same
> name? Or do you mean simply not including those files in the binary
Neither. Why would I?