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Re: .orig.tar.gz or .tar.gz?

On Mon, Dec 25, 2000 at 05:48:52PM -0500, H. S. Teoh wrote:
> Hi, I'm helping my NM applicant through with the package-building process,
> and noticed that he used a .tar.gz for the *modified* source, with no
> .orig.tar.gz for the pristine source. He claims that that's what debhelper
> did when he set up the package -- is this a special case I missed, or is
> something wrong here? IIRC .orig.tar.gz is mandatory for
> non-Debian-specific packages right?

Right. He forgot to make .orig.tar.gz and/or put it in the right place
before he ran dh_make on the package (debhelper has nothing to do with it).

Additionally, this is a question for debian-mentors, not this list :)

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