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SubjectRe: [PATCH 4/4] debian: add generic rule file
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On 16.07.19 14:34, Theodore Y. Ts'o wrote:

Hi,

> In practice, that's not going to be a problem for most distributions.
> The traditional way Debian-derived systems have done builds is
> completely outside of git. So there will be a linux_5.2.orig.tar.gz
> and a linux_5.2-1.debian.tar.xz. dpkg_source -x will first unpackage
> the orig.tar.gz, and then the debian.tar.xz, and if the second
> overwrites the first, it's no big deal.

ACK. IIRC they already filter out debian/ directories when generating
upstream tarballs - other upstreams already provide their debian/
stuff, too.

> First, once it's checked in, I expect changes to the default
> debian/rules file will be relatively rare.

ACK. I currently don't see much reasons for future changes. If anybody
sees something missing, just let me know, and I'll take it up for the
next review round.

--mtx

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Enrico Weigelt, metux IT consult
Free software and Linux embedded engineering
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