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Re: What to do if the upstream keeps debian directory in original tarball?

On Wed, 2006-01-25 at 23:17 +0100, martin f krafft wrote:
> also sprach Stan Vasilyev <stan.vasilyev@csun.edu> [2006.01.24.2214 +0100]:
> > I tried convincing the upstream to remove the debian directory, but so far he 
> > refused. His argument is that a user should be able to download his tarball 
> > and build it from source, build an rpm package or build a deb package. I sent 
> This is the way RPM works, but not Debian. Tell him no user will
> ever build the deb package because it is *in* Debian.

Some old version of it is anyhow :)

John Skaller <skaller at users dot sf dot net>
Felix, successor to C++: http://felix.sf.net

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