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Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: taglines vs explicit (was Linus Torvalds <addre

From: Andrew Suffield
Subject: Re: [Gnu-arch-users] Re: taglines vs explicit (was Linus Torvalds <address@hidden> Re: log-buf-len dynamic)
Date: Mon, 6 Oct 2003 05:06:43 +0100
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On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 07:51:39PM -0400, Miles Bader wrote:
> On Sun, Oct 05, 2003 at 06:18:28PM +0200, Pau Aliagas wrote:
> > > > Usually arch projects are distributed with the arch information in 
> > > > their 
> > > > tar.gz releases.
> > > 
> > > `Usually'?  Is there anyone other than Tom that does this?
> > 
> > I'll rephrase myself: arch managed projects.
> That doesn't answer my question; are there `arch managed' projects, other
> than those from Tom, that distribute the {arch} directory as part of their
> official distributions?

Debian source packages, for things I manage with arch, will contain
them. They even have the right stuff for "original" as well as

> I've always considered it as being like CVS dirs, as something you'd strip
> out when making a distribution.

...and I have to admit that I didn't think it up. People have created
Debian source packages before now that you could run "cvs update" on
to get a later version.

So yes, it happens. I don't know about "usually".

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