[Build-common-hackers] TLA & Multi-directory tarballs

Peter Eisentraut peter_e at gmx.net
Sat Nov 3 09:47:52 UTC 2007

Ryan Hass wrote:
> dpkg-source: cannot represent change to
> {arch}/++pristine-trees/unlocked/sensored/sensored--build-skipjack/se
>nsored--build-skipjack--0.1.0/tos at linspire.com--skipjack/sensored--bui
>ld-skipjack--0.1.0--patch-3/sensored-2.i386.tar.bz2: binary file
> contents changed

This has nothing to do with cdbs.  It's dpkg that's complaining.

> The next issue I have encountered is with tarballs which contain
> multiple directories at the root level of the tar, opposed to having
> a single directory which contains everything else inside.

I don't think that is supported.  Using tarball.mk is weird anyway.

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