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Re: orig tarball in conflict with debian policy

On Sat, Feb 21, 2009 at 06:12:15PM +0100, Michael Rasmussen wrote:

> The source package does not postfix the source folder with version
> number which will cause lintian to complain.

> Orig:
>   foo\
>      subdir1
>      subdir2

> My suggestion:
>   foo-x.y.z\
>      subdir1
>      subdir2

dpkg-source doesn't care, it will ignore the name of the directory when
unpacking the tarball.  There's no need to do anything, though you might
ask upstream to change this for future releases.

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