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Re: How to deliver an binary file

OoO  Pendant le  temps de  midi du  dimanche 19  août 2007,  vers 12:06,
Christian Welzel <gawain@camlann.de> disait:

> i packaged typo3-src and had to add an source-file for a font that is used 
> inside typo3. The file is a gzipped .sfd file and currently i handle this by 
> repackaging the orig.tar.gz (my former sponsor wanted this). But my 
> new sponsor thinks this should be added during package build. But this way
> the 88kb binary file would be in the diff.gz...
> What is the prefered way to handle this ?

> PS: i talked to upstream some time ago and they do not want to add
> this into their releases. So i have to handle this on my own.

To be able to include it in  diff.gz, you need to encode it. You can use
uudecode to decode it. Therefore, you need to source depend on sharutils.
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