[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: lintian-warning copyright-lists-upstream-authors-like-dh_make

>>>>> "Josip" == Josip Rodin <joy@cibalia.gkvk.hr> writes:

    Josip> On Mon, Oct 01, 2001 at 03:17:09PM -0400, Steve M. Robbins
    Josip> wrote:
    >> > W: prips: copyright-lists-upstream-authors-like-dh_make > N:
    >> > N: There is "Upstream Author(s)" in your copyright file. This
    >> is not a > N: fixed field name, it's just a default dh_make
    >> value. You should adjust > N: it.  > N:
    >> ... this "long description" is spectacularly uninformative!

    Josip> Er, what else is there to say but that what I said above?
    Josip> It says that you should adjust the string "Upstream
    Josip> Author(s)" in your copyright file, isn't it obvious? And
    Josip> isn't it obvious that it is left to you to change it the
    Josip> way you like it[1], since there is no specific format
    Josip> mentioned?

No, it was not at all obvious to me either.  I thought about it for a
minute and concluded you probably meant that I should replace with
author if there was one author and replace with authors if there were
multiple.  Was I right in my interpretation?

Reply to: