Re: Debian violates GPL?
On Sat, Dec 19, 1998 at 11:49:14AM +0000, James Troup wrote:
> > Hamish Moffatt <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > Hmm. Should this be disallowed?
> No, certainly not. There are plenty of valid reasons to alter a
> .orig.tar.gz, e.g. switching to or from pristine source, removing,
> adding or modifying binary files, etc.
We don't allow simple binary recompiles to have the same file name
(the Debian revision must change), so I'm a bit unsure why the same
is not true of the .orig.tar.gz file.
Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD email@example.com, firstname.lastname@example.org
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