Re: RFS: morse (New upstream release)
On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 08:09:35PM +0700, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
> On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 7:39 PM, Nanakos Chrysostomos
> <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> > On Sat, Oct 30, 2010 at 06:17:36PM +0700, Theppitak Karoonboonyanan wrote:
> > Ok I should repackage it and produce a patch for this minor change.
> OK. It looks good now.
> >> OK. So, you can install morseX11.1 and morseLinux.1 without
> >> patching upstream source. Just ship them under debian/ dir.
> > I am using the same principle while installing the manpages as the previous versions did
> > from the previous DD's.
> That's OK.
> >> >> The patches from previous version, however, refer to the ITA bug
> >> >> (http://bugs.debian.org/553991) which is not relevant to the problem
> >> >> they are fixing. So, if you are using them in the new version, please
> >> >> just drop the Bug-Debian: field if it does not actully fix the bug.
> >> >
> >> > No I am not using them.
> >> You should. :-)
> > Why should I refer again to a closed bug that was only for the adoption?
> > The bug has already been closed and recorded to the changelog.
> I thought you meaned you were not using the patches.
> Misunderstood, sorry.
> However, as you have dropped 4 patches from previous version,
> and added one, it should be logged why.
> Please also fix this lintian warning, as previously commented by
> Scott Howard:
> W: morse: copyright-refers-to-deprecated-bsd-license-file
> N: The copyright file refers to /usr/share/common-licenses/BSD. Due to the
> N: brevity of this license, the specificity of this copy to code whose
> N: copyright is held by the Regents of the University of California, and
> N: the frequency of minor wording changes in the license, its text should
> N: be included in the coypright file directly rather than referencing this
> N: file.
> N: This file may be removed from a future version of base-files if
> N: references to it drop sufficiently.
> N: Severity: minor, Certainty: certain
> That is: update the license text from upstream COPYING:
> And remove this paragraph from debian/copyright:
> On Debian systems, the complete text of the BSD License can be
> found in `/usr/share/common-licenses/BSD'.
> With this two changes done, I'll do the upload for you.
Fixed the above twp changes and reuploaded to mentors.
Thanks a lot for your time.