Re: How (not) to write copyright files - take two
Luca Capello <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> [Debian Policy Manual]
> 12.5 Copyright information
> Every package must be accompanied by a verbatim copy of its copyright
> and distribution license in the file
> /usr/share/doc/package/copyright. This file must neither be compressed
> nor be a symbolic link.
> Packages distributed under the UCB BSD license, the Artistic license,
> the GNU GPL, and the GNU LGPL should refer to the files
> /usr/share/common-licenses/BSD, /usr/share/common-licenses/Artistic,
> /usr/share/common-licenses/GPL, and /usr/share/common-licenses/LGPL
> respectively, rather than quoting them in the copyright file.
Now, Perl and a lot of Perl related packages are licensed under
GPLv1. Shouldn't Debian provide the text for this one as well?