On 22/06/12 02:48, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> Package: libjs-leaflet
> Version: 0.3-1
> Severity: normal
> Debian Policy requires (or only recommends? I don't recall) that if
> upstream source is not redistributed as-is then mangling be documented
> in debian/copyright.
> Seems from the CDBS hints that libjs-leaflet strips upstream generated
> JavaScript files.
> Either this should be documented, or preferrably - as the stripping
> seems unnecessary to me - the source should be used as-is, but those
> files instead be put aside when building the files used for binary
> packaging.

While it is hard to argue this case, in general by excluding these
binary files which are rebuilt during the build process from the debian
source package results in a source package of smaller size.

Is this the policy you are referring to

I don't believe that applies in this case. Do you have reference to best
practice or policy for this?

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