On Tuesday, 11 August 2015 22:12:46 AEDT you wrote:
> On Tue, 11 Aug 2015, Ari Pollak wrote:
> > It is not sufficient to create such a copyright file while
> > building the binary package.
> > Since when? The part of policy you quoted says the copyright file
> > should be in debian/copyright, not must.
Policy goes on to say about copyright files:
"These rules are important because copyright files must be extractable by
and this is indeed a problem for the source package pidgin.
Automated extraction of the source package's copyright fails both for ftp-
master's API and on tracker:
Given that there are practical reasons why having debian/copyright within the
source package is useful, would debian/rules be able to be changed so that the
copyright file is created prior to upload rather than at build time?
Stuart Prescott http://www.nanonanonano.net/ stu...@nanonanonano.net
Debian Developer http://www.debian.org/ stu...@debian.org
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