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Re: create orig.tar.gz

Hi Jaromir,

On Sun, Feb 28, 2010 at 10:18:37PM +0100, Jaromír Mikeš wrote:
> > Od: Jaromír Mikeš <mira.mikes@seznam.cz>
> > > Yes, just rename the original tarball to
> > > "<project>_<version>.orig.tar.gz". The orig.tar.gz is supposed to
> > > contain the tarball like you receive it from upstream.
> >
> > Yep ... sometimes is solution in front of nose ;)
> BTW what about orig.tar.bz2 is it allowed to us it?
> If not how to convert to tar.bz2 to orig.tar.gz with same md5 easily?

As far as I know, bzip2 is supported in the source format 3.0 or
newer. So, no need for conversion. If you want to convert, just
decompress and repack with gzip. When you change the compression, you
can't keep the same md5sum.


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