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Re: How to dpatch a file inside a tarball inside an .orig.tar.gz?




"Daniel Leidert" <daniel.leidert.spam@gmx.net> wrote in message 1139873303.5375.18.camel@localhost">news:1139873303.5375.18.camel@localhost...
Am Montag, den 13.02.2006, 01:24 -0600 schrieb Peter Samuelson:

That is, to have a .dpatch file whose purpose is to unpack the tarball
on 'patch' and delete the tree on 'unpatch'.

But as I said: Such a patch would be big and it should not stay inside
the package-source.



Umm dpatch allows arbitrary commands, not just patch. so it would simply call "tar -zxf" twice on patch, and an "rm -rf" on unpatch. It would hardly take up any room at all.



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