On Thu, Dec 16, 2010 at 06:02:37PM +0100, IOhannes m zmoelnig wrote:
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.
Whoops, I misread your question: You did not talk about debian/copyright but about debian/README.source.
Yes, see e.g. the README.source in the csound package.
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?
Not only "nice" - this is encouraged by Debian Policy. - Jonas -- * Jonas Smedegaard - idealist & Internet-arkitekt * Tlf.: +45 40843136 Website: http://dr.jones.dk/ [x] quote me freely [ ] ask before reusing [ ] keep private
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