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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 Version Package Size Installed Size Files
alpha (unofficial port) 1.46 123.1 kB632.0 kB [list of files]
amd64 1.46 113.7 kB555.0 kB [list of files]
arm64 1.46 111.4 kB534.0 kB [list of files]
armel 1.46 107.6 kB515.0 kB [list of files]
armhf 1.46 106.5 kB420.0 kB [list of files]
hppa (unofficial port) 1.46 123.8 kB519.0 kB [list of files]
i386 1.46 113.7 kB546.0 kB [list of files]
m68k (unofficial port) 1.46 104.9 kB508.0 kB [list of files]
mips 1.46 110.9 kB539.0 kB [list of files]
mips64el 1.46 113.6 kB595.0 kB [list of files]
mipsel 1.46 111.7 kB539.0 kB [list of files]
powerpcspe (unofficial port) 1.45 106.7 kB561.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64 (unofficial port) 1.46 118.9 kB853.0 kB [list of files]
ppc64el 1.46 119.9 kB851.0 kB [list of files]
riscv64 (unofficial port) 1.46 147.0 kB942.0 kB [list of files]
s390x 1.46 111.2 kB574.0 kB [list of files]
sh4 (unofficial port) 1.46 118.8 kB474.0 kB [list of files]
sparc64 (unofficial port) 1.46 107.2 kB569.0 kB [list of files]
x32 (unofficial port) 1.46 112.4 kB519.0 kB [list of files]