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Re: lintian warning native-package-with-dash-version

On Wed, Sep 28, 2005 at 11:33:45PM -0500, Carlo Segre wrote:
> On Thu, 29 Sep 2005, kamaraju kusumanchi wrote:
> >Q2) should I create a symbolic link gnuplotfortran-0.2.2-1.orig.tar.gz 
> >which points to gnuplotfortran-0.2.2-1.tar.gz before proceeding with 
> >dpkg-buildpackage? I see that it is automatically created after 
> >dpkg-buildpackage step.
> >
> You can do that before too, but are you sure that the name is correct? 
> According to standards, the name should have an underscore rather than the 
> dash which separates the name from upstream revision number.  In addition, 
> as I mentioned before, you probably need to change the -1 to a .1 to avoid 
> the lintian error so the proper link should be:
I see the problem.  The .orig.tar.gz doesn't change for debian
releases, so the -1 is translated to nothing for the orig filename.

Thus: gnuplotfortran_0.2.2.orig.tar.gz.

Clear skies,

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