retitle 736779 [src:nodejs] Minimised ECMAScript in upstream source

On 26-Jan-2014, bastien ROUCARIES wrote:
> I could not find the source of:
>     doc/sh_javascript.min.js

On 26-Jan-2014, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> Meanwhile, do applying the patch replacing minified by unminified source
> is enough ?

Patching the source will remove the file only from resulting binary
packages. To address this bug, non-source files must be removed also from
the source package.

This can be solved by one of:

* Convince upstream to routinely ship a tarball of only the *actual* source
  (i.e. the preferred form of the work for making modifications to it), and
  ensure that tarball has everything needed to build the binary package.

* Re-pack to remove the non-source files from the pristine upstream
  tarball <URL:>. Such a
  program would need to be maintained on an ongoing basis as upstream's
  source releases continue to change.

A likely way to do this is to start by re-packing (in order to address this
Debian bug), and continue to work with upstream to persuade them to omit
the non-source files from their source release procedure, thereby solving
the problem permanently in this package.

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  `\     because we have learned how to ignore our religious leaders.” |
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