Re: Debian Emacs breaks GPL?
As Manoj points out. This should be fixed, and being the maintainer,
I'm allowed to call it a bug whether policy thinks so yet or not :>
Manoj Srivastava <email@example.com> writes:
> >>"Peter" == Peter S Galbraith <GalbraithP@dfo-mpo.gc.ca> writes:
> Peter> I think there should be a /usr/doc/emacs20/README.Debian what says that
> Peter> /usr/share/emacs/20.3/lisp/startup.el was modified to load
> Peter> debian-startup.el at startup.
> a) You must cause the modified files to carry prominent notices
> stating that you changed the files and the date of any change.
> So startup.el should contain prominent notices.
> Peter> Should I file a bug report against emacs20? This presumably
> Peter> applies to all favours of Emacs.
> If startup.el does not contain such a notice, yes,
> indeed. Requiring it in the README files to also have this notice
> should wait for a policy amendment, because as such, that is not a
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