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Re: binary files in diff

On Wed, 2006-11-08 at 21:01 +0100, Frank Gevaerts wrote:
> Hi,
> I need to add a binary file (a png icon) to my package. What is the best
> way to do this, since the "normal" .diff generation does not support
> this ?

The "sharutils" package contains uuencode and uudecode.  You can
uuencode the icon, make your package depend on "sharutils", and uudecode
the icon in debian/rules.  For an example, see the "einstein" package.

However I don't know if it's the "best" way.

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