@conflicts and other package questions

Dag-ErlingSmørgrav des at des.no
Wed Jan 28 11:32:05 PST 2004


"Lee Harr" <missive at hotmail.com> writes:
> My thought was to unpack the package, remove the lines
> that mention @conflicts and repackage it.  I thought
> it was just a normal tgz file, but there must be some
> extra-special mojo involved.

I believe +CONTENTS needs to be the first file in the archive.  If you
don't specify the order on the command line, tar will put +COMMENT
first because it comes first in lexical order.

DES
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Dag-Erling Smørgrav - des at des.no


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