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Re: What to do if the original tarball contains a debian subdirectory

On Wed, Jan 28, 2009 at 03:59:03PM +0000, Dmitrijs Ledkovs wrote:
> I have a similar question. Upstream has file ./debian/files in their tarball.
> Lintian complained about that file so I've deleted it. But during build in pbuilder
> it gets added back from the orig tarball. How to handle this?

(disclaimer: IANADD)

I would add a blank debian/files file, and override lintian with a
suitable explanatory comment.

Jonathan Wiltshire

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