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Re: Where to mention, when several tarballs are merged into one .orig.tar.gz


Daniel Leidert <daniel.leidert.spam@gmx.net> wrote:

>> Definitely README.Debian; probably a good idea in "copyright", where you
>> mention the download location.

The Developers Reference gives several useful hints for this situation
and suggests[1] to use a more specific file: README.Debian-source.

  (§, "Repackaged upstream source")
> Do I understand it correctly, that it is only invoked, if run
> fakeroot debian/rules get-orig-source

I fail to see why fakeroot should be needed here.

> Or is it also invoked in a different case (if e.g. the .orig.tar.gz is
> missing)?

I don't think so.


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