Re: are lsm files worth putting in binary package?
Joey Hess wrote:
> However, the point of my original posting about this is that I can't find
> any information in lsm files that isn't duplicates in the the Packages file
> and the copyright files. Do you have any examples?
As a data point: I included an lsm file in the hextype package. After
I read your original post on this subject, I moved the "author"
information into the copyright file and removed the lsm. (Previously,
the copyright file just said "GPL version 2", without mentioning an
I think the lsm may have some value, though. Even if its contents are
duplicated elsewhere, the lsm is a standard format. Currently the
information in the copyright file is sort of buried. It can't be
extracted automatically. I hope that the new source format will fix
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