On Tue, Dec 28, 2010 at 16:47:55 (CET), Alessandro Ghedini wrote:
> Hi all,
> I am trying to update the milkytracker package to the latest upstream
> version (0.90.85).
> The orig tarball of the current version in Debian has been modified by
> removing the directory "platforms/" which contains some compressed files
> for various building environments and systems (xcoder fo Mac OS x,
> devcpp and Visual Studio for Windows, ...) and the "+dfsg" string has been
> added to the source tarball.
> All of the files comes with no copyright/license, so I was wondering if
> it makes sense to remove them and add +dfsg to the source tarball since
> they don't infringe the DFSG (in addition the maintainance of the package
> would be much simpler without this step).
> What do you think? (you can check out the upstream tarballs here ).
The lack of copyright and license is the reason for the removal.
> Also, the package is in the 1.0 format, do you think is it ok to switch to
> 3.0 (quilt) and convert the diff.gz patch to quilt (as for Debian
> Multimedia Team policy)?
I think so.
Reinhard Tartler, KeyID 945348A4
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