Re: Pkg-perl-cvs-commits post from firstname.lastname@example.org requires approval
On Fri, Apr 10, 2009 at 7:14 AM, gregor herrmann <email@example.com> wrote:
> Why do you have the upstream source twice, once via their git repo
> and once from the tarball?
This uses pristine-tar to store the differences from the git repo to
the original upstream tarball in a way that allows you to recreate the
original upstream tarball from the git repo in a bit-exact manner.
pristine-tar is another of Joey Hess' brilliant ideas.