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Re: mentors.debian.net rejects orig.tar."bz2"

On Mon, Dec 17, 2007 at 05:40:44PM +0100, Patrick Winnertz wrote:
> Am Montag, 17. Dezember 2007 16:29:40 schrieb Hideki Yamane:
> > Hi,
> >
> >  I've uploaded package to mentors.debian.net but it failed because
> > mentors rejects its orig.tar.bz2 file.
> >
> >  It says "You just uploaded a diff file
> > (ttf-vlgothic_20071215-1.diff.gz) without an upstream tarball (should
> > have been 'ttf-vlgothic_20071215.orig.tar.gz')." I did it as
> > ttf-vlgothic_20071215.orig.tar.bz2.
> Debian uses only .tar.bz2 ... please repackage it with a .orig.tar.gz

If Debian used .tar.bz2 why whould Hideki repackage the tarball as

I believe I recently read something about dpkg-buildpackage supporting
orig.tar.bz2 now. If that's true then I'll have to fix
mentors.debian.net. Can somebody give us a hint?

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