[Pkg-xfce-devel] Processed: retitle 654462 to Doesn't contain source for waf binary code ...

Daniel Svensson dsvensson at gmail.com
Wed Jan 4 11:22:09 UTC 2012

On Wed, Jan 4, 2012 at 12:18 PM, Jonas Smedegaard <dr at jones.dk> wrote:
>> As I mentioned, this is a question of a compressed file, so sure it's
>> binary encoded, but when you execute ./waf, it will decompress into
>> the ".waf-1.6.7-b271784c448ab906d5606267fb7f92c0" directory in the top
>> level directory.
> How can the Debian project rest assured that that the binary indeed is
> (only!) unpacking itself when executed?
> Also, that it is the case for _every_ new upstream release, not only
> once when you cared to investigate closely.

Which is why I referred to the script that produces the compressed
version so you can compress your own from waf upstream sources.

Daniel Svensson

More information about the Pkg-xfce-devel mailing list