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Re: orig tarball in conflict with debian policy

Am Samstag, den 21.02.2009, 17:35 +0100 schrieb Michael Rasmussen:

> What is the proper way of dealing with a orig tarball where both naming
> and internal structure is in conflict with debian policy?
> Especially the internal structure is a problem since it prevents using
> the dh-tools in debian.
> example:
> orig tarball: foo-y.y.z.tgz

Create a symlink foo_x.y.z.orig.tar.gz to foo-y.y.z.tgz. This is valid
(and btw also, what uscan would do - so write a watch file :)).

> internal structure: foo\...

The build-tools unpack the sources to a temporary directory and rename
it to foo-x.y.z/.

No problems up to here and no need to touch/repack the orig-tarball :)

Regards, Daniel

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