-----BEGIN PGP SIGNED MESSAGE----- Hash: SHA1 darn, i wrote a long reply to this but then we had a power failure and the mail is gone....
> On Tue, Dec 14, 2010 at 05:54:36PM +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote: >> shouldn't all this exclusion be documented somewhere, e.g. in >> debian/README.source? > On 2010-12-14 21:26, Jonas Smedegaard wrote: > Instead of above, I include the upstream-tarball.mk CDBS snippet, > declare with DEB_UPSTREAM_REPACKAGE_EXCLUDES what to exclude, and the > "debian/rules get-orig-source" then automagically repackages a DFSG-free > tarball from the pristine tarball offered upstream. > > And yes, in addition to that, I also mention the stripped parts in > debian/copyright. I personally consider such note required, but recent > discussions about DEP5 indicated that not all agree with that. > On 2010-12-14 18:15, Reinhard Tartler wrote: > > I tend to script this process in form of a 'debian/get-orig-source.sh' > script, which fetches the upstream source from svn, website or whatever, > then calls another script 'debian/strip.sh' that removes the offending > files. > i think this is exactly the reason why i wrote my q in the first place: there seem to be a number of different approaches, and all work probably equally well, if you are the maintainer of a package and the way fits your workflow. the problem i see is, that pkg-multimedia does collaborative maintainance. some packages use this way and others that way, and there is no real way for me as co-maintainer to find out which way was used for the specific package. i don't think, looking at the git logs to find out who imported the last file is a good idea. neither is, checking whether CDBS was used in debian/rules or whether there is a debian/get-orig-source.sh wouldn't it be nice to have a short notice about how the sources got imported (if that was done in any non-standard way)? and again: wouldn't README.source be the right place? mfasdr IOhannes -----BEGIN PGP SIGNATURE----- Version: GnuPG v1.4.10 (GNU/Linux) Comment: Using GnuPG with Mozilla - http://enigmail.mozdev.org/ iEYEARECAAYFAk0KRi0ACgkQkX2Xpv6ydvSDQwCg60IfsgElEC+cy9YJ+2rQ5ub9 KIAAoOLmRHVoPOJ5UVFYWNcCgZ81Qxaf =wMam -----END PGP SIGNATURE-----
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