Re: Binaryless uploads [Was: FTBFS: architecture all packages]
"Jaldhar H. Vyas" <email@example.com> writes:
> On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > "Jaldhar H. Vyas" <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > > On Wed, 20 Aug 2003, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
> > >
> > > > The only problem with that is the current failure to comply to policy,
> > > > i.e. build from source as they should.
> > > >
> > >
> > > The question remains is simply removing all the extra source from
> > > webmin-n.orig.tar.gz except that which is necessary to build the webmin
> > > binary package (i.e not any of the modules which will have their own
> > > source and binary packages) an aceptable solution to the problem or not?
> > >From what I read in this thread webmin-n.orig.tar.gz also contains
> > some non-free sources, right?
> It has source for all the modules including the non-free ones. However
> the binary packages for those modules are built from seperate source
> packages not this one.
> > Then you have no choice but split it up to get the rest into main. And
> > when you don't have a pristine upstream orig.tar.gz you can split it
> > up as far as you like or need to.
> The only reason for having the webmin.orig.tar.gz as it is was to provide
> something approximating the upstream tarball. It sounds like I don't need
> to bother about that.
The only way you could is to have the source in non-free and you
certainly don't want that.