[pkg-go] go binary-only package

Tianon Gravi tianon at debian.org
Thu Jul 28 21:19:23 UTC 2016

On 20 July 2016 at 15:53, Potter, Tim (HPE Linux Support)
<timothy.potter at hpe.com> wrote:
> I haven't figured out what the best way is to create an upstream source orig.tar.gz
> file that doesn't contain the vendored source though.  For packages with releases
> (as opposed to snapshots of the master branch) you can use Files-Excluded
> in debian/copyright and then uscan can download and repack the upstream
> source.  Not sure what the best idea for git snapshot packages is yet.

I usually just use "dh-make-golang" again to generate the orig tarball
(throwing the rest of the files it generates away, possibly comparing
"debian/control" for changes in dependencies) if the package doesn't
have explicit versions (and thus "debian/watch" and potentially

- Tianon
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