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Re: Article: How to make a Debian package without using a helper

Giovanni Ridolfi wrote:

Dear Miriam,

I think I found some typos in your nice article.

> if she/he already did.
I'd suggest you to use "they" instead of "she/he"
see e.g.:

and... I'd rather prefer you use the present perfect
instead of past simple
<OK, native English speakers can [f|b]lame me ;-)
> if she/he already did.
if she/he already did --> if they have already done

> We'll expand the tar.gz archive and rename it
> to the proper .orig.tar.gz file name it will need in Debian's
> building system ( <package>_<version>.orig.tar.gz ):
>   $ tar xvfz roaddemo-1.0.1.tar.gz
>   $ mv roaddemo-1.0.1.tar.gz roaddemo_1.0.1.orig.tar.gz
>   $ cd roaddemo_1.0.1

> $ cd roaddemo_1.0.1
I do not understand when the *directory* roaddemo_1.0.1 (underscore)
was created.

It was created by extracting roaddemo-1.0.1.tar.gz, which happened in the line 'tar xvfz roaddemo-1.0.1.tar.gz'

Rob Taylor

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