Amilcar do Carmo Lucas wrote:
>> Amilcar do Carmo Lucas wrote:
>>> On Thursday 08 January 2009 09:41:42 Carsten Hoeger wrote:
>>>> Did that ever work? I wasn't able to use tar.bz2 on Ubuntu 6.06 AFAIR.
>>> yes, .tar.bz2 works fine for 6.06, 7.04, 8.04.
>>> It would be nice if you fix this regression.
>> I got on the other hand the answer from some ubuntu packagers that
>> .tar.bz2 will not be accepted by the public build instances for debia or
>> ubuntu, so it has a good reason that dpkg-source is crying about not
>> allowed .tar.bz2. I switced back to .tar.gz for my combi .deb and .rpm
>> packages though.
>> What I say is valid for at least:
>> - Debian Lenny, Sid
>> - Ubuntu: 7.10, 8.04, 8.10, 9.04
> As far as I know the build service automatically repackages the .tar.bz2
> that I give into a .tar.gz file before the build. Like I said AFAIK it
> does that for all debs except 8.10.
> So I'm waiting that the openSUSE people fix this bug.
I think it does not repackage the sources from .tar.bz2 into .tar.gz.
What filenames would you like to use in this case, what should be stated
in the .dsc then?
Lets do that on an example multiplatform .deb and .spec based package.
The source file is called hallo.tar.bz2. The .spec files references then
hallo.tar.bz2, this is easy. On the other hand, the .dsc file references
then hallo.tar.gz, a file that does not exist, only to circumvent some
dpkg-source consistency checks which are there for a good reason?
This is not a good solution, because not transparent. Why not fulfil the
Debian/Ubuntu and the Fedora/... whatever packaging requirements?
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