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Re: Question about debian sources

> 1. Unpack the .tar.gz in a directory.
> 2. Copy in that directory the xxx.diff file.
> 3. Pacth the files with "patch -p1 < xxx.dif"
> Is this the right way to do the things ? In the .diff files were some
> lines that make me think some directory names should be changed, but,
> after the change, no directory name is changed. What am I missing here ?

No actually it is not.  The correct way is to use dpkg-source.  The
command is 'dpkg-source -x <package>.dsc'.  This will recreate the
maintainers build environ completely.

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