On Fri, Feb 9, 2018 at 9:38 AM, Paul Wise <p...@debian.org> wrote: >> I got interested in this, as I want to use a tool, which isn't >> packaged in debian. And upstream considers it to be a good idea to >> include tool's sources into project, where it's used. I like more >> clean solution - get the tool packaged into debian, then use the tool >> in my project. > > That is a different scenario, it is an embedded code copy: > > https://wiki.debian.org/EmbeddedCodeCopies
And, is there any official recommendation to get software (development tools) rather packaged, and used as build dependency, than being copied?