[Fedora-packaging] Modifying upstream tarballs

Jason L Tibbitts III tibbs at math.uh.edu
Tue Jun 5 15:20:13 UTC 2007

>>>>> "VS" == Ville Skyttä <ville.skytta at iki.fi> writes:

VS> There are cases where further modifications are useful, eg. in
VS> order to eliminate build dependencies.

I'm having trouble figuring out a case where you'd need to do this.
The only thing I can come up with is that the upstream source is
archived in a format other than zip or tar and you want to avoid a
build-time dependency on the archiver.

 - J<

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