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Re: ftp site and dpkg

>You are exactly right Dirk. I always get this confused. The diff file is 
>for the creation of the Debianized source files from the upstream source. 
>If you already have the upstream source, then you only need to get the 
>diff file and run patch on the original to get the Debian source.

I can't guarantee it, but I think "diff" is smart enough that it will
work in either direction.  If it detects the patch already in place, it
prompts you if you it should consider the patch file as a "reverse-diff"
and can then reverse the process.

                                 ( bcwhite@bnr.ca )

    In theory, theory and practice are the same.  In practice, they're not.

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