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Re: compface package
On Fri, 16 Nov 2001 16:45:15 +1100 Robert Collins wrote:
Robert> ----- Original Message -----
Robert> From: "Jochen Küpper" <email@example.com>
Robert> To: <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Robert> Sent: Friday, November 16, 2001 4:12 PM
Robert> Subject: compface package
>> I'm submitting the compface package for cygwin inclusion. Hope that
>> works out. I'll maintain it (in case that it really needs any
>> attention for this package:)
>> binary and source can be found at
Look at http://www.unc.edu/~jochen/archive/, should give you a
directory listing. Either way works for me (remotely:).
On Fri, 16 Nov 2001 10:32:23 +0100 Gerrit P Haase wrote:
Gerrit> $ tar xvjf compface-1.4-2.src.tar.bz2
Gerrit> Shouldn't it extract in compface-1.4-x instead of
Gerrit> usr/src/compface-1.4-x ?
Well, that is what the -1 does:) Then I looked into
yesterday and found it pretty confusing, but maybe I was just
tired... Looking again, it states
| Source packages are extracted in /usr/src. Include a 'root' directory
| with the same name as the archive root (ie foo-vendor-suffix). NOTE:
| The path in your tarball for a file that ends up as /var/foo.tmp is
>From the first sentence it seems you might be correct:) The second one
is definitely misleading in that case...
I have put up -3 files in the same directory, the only difference is
that the src-package doesn't have the usr/src/ prefix.
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