Re: Wish: sources cited in /usr/doc documentation
Martin Mitchell <email@example.com> writes:
> In addition, the copyright file must say where the upstream sources
> (if any) were obtained...
>You should report a bug against listar if it does not provide this
I once did an informal survey of the packages installed here, and
found that *many* lacked this information (maybe a quarter of them).
I think the policy should be tightened, to require a strictly
formatted line with a URL or keyword. That way, lintian could check
for it. I'm thinking of something like this:
Source: maintained by firstname.lastname@example.org
Source: Debian specific
If assembled from several upstream files, it would be okay to give a
URL to the *directory* where they can be found, or to include several
- Jim Van Zandt