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Re: Moving GFDL documentation to non-free

Manoj Srivastava <srivasta@debian.org> writes:

>         I was told unequivocally that just shipping the whole tarball
>  for make, which is 1.5MB large, would not be acceptable. I ended up

I was suspecting this.

>  having to create two new .orig.tar.gz files, with minimal overlap in
>  contents, (remove docs from one, and the sources from the other, and
>  leave some build infrastructure in both) and uploading that.

OK.  It sounds sane to me.

>         I also called these source packages make-dfsg and
>  make-doc-non-dfsg, but I think others have let the package in main be
>  still called foo (despite removing non-free bits from it), and just
>  append .dfsg to the upstream version number. I was not comfortable
>  with that, but your mileage may vary.

Well, appending .dfsg to the upstream version would probably be
less confusing for users, but as you said YMMV.

Thank you very much for your feedback.

Jérôme Marant

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