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Package: pristine-tar (1.45)

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regenerate pristine tarballs

pristine-tar can regenerate a pristine upstream tarball using only a small binary delta file and a revision control checkout of the upstream branch.

The package also includes a pristine-gz command, which can regenerate a pristine .gz file, a pristine-bz2 for .bz2 files, and a pristine-xz for .xz files.

The delta file is designed to be checked into revision control along-side the upstream branch, thus allowing Debian packages to be built entirely using sources in revision control, without the need to keep copies of upstream tarballs.

An optional upstream signature may be attached to tarballs for verification by, for example, dpkg-source(1).

Tags: System Administration: Backup and Restoration, Software Development: Packaging, Implemented in: implemented-in::perl, interface::commandline, Role: Program, Scope: scope::utility, use::compressing, Purpose: Storing, Works with: Version control system

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Architecture Package Size Installed Size Files
amd64 113.4 kB550.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 111.1 kB528.0 kB [list of files]
armel 107.4 kB512.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 106.3 kB417.0 kB [list of files]
i386 113.5 kB543.0 kB [list of files]
mips 110.6 kB533.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 113.4 kB593.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 111.4 kB533.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 119.8 kB846.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 111.1 kB568.0 kB [list of files]