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Reforming 'orig.tar.gz' with included tar-ball.

Hello all mentors,

I am in the process of fulfilling an ITA filed on an orphaned package.
However, I now experience a desire to begin patching the upstream
source for compiling errors and spelling errors in the manual page.

To my dismay the previous maintainer chose to let the 'orig.tar.gz'-file
contain the packaged and compressed upstream tar archive. My personal
taste is to abondon this practice, if for no other reason to simplify
the rules-file.

Is there some reverence that should prevent me from taking the step
of letting a new 'orig.tar.gz' be a byte-for-byte copy of the upstream
source archive? I will make the new package conform to "3.0 (quilt)".

Mats Erik Andersson, fil. dr

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