Re: Bug#94827: tktable; Build-Depends: debhelper
On 20010501T114542-0500, Steve Greenland wrote:
> On 30-Apr-01, 14:33 (CDT), Antti-Juhani Kaijanaho <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > You could probably do without the latter two, but IIRC the deb format
> > is internal to dpkg and dpkg-deb is the only supported interface for
> > creating debs.
> Not true: .deb files are ar(1) archives containing two tar.gz
> members. See deb(5).
I know that and it does not invalidate what I said. Internal does not
mean the same as unique.
Anyhow, I cannot seem to be able to find the relevant docs that support
my position; the only comparable thing is policy saying that one should
use dpkg-deb to create debs.
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