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Re: Bug#356916: GFDL/non-free procedure

On Tue, Apr 11, 2006 at 01:53:29PM +0200, Norbert Preining wrote:

> I am moving out the GFDL documentation from the texinfo package and want
> to ask whether the following procedure is the right way to do it:

> Current status:
> 	source package:	texinfo
> 	orig file:	texinfo_4.8.orig.tar.gz
> 	binary packages:texinfo_4.8-8, info_4.8-8

> New status:
> 	source package:	texinfo
> 	orig file:	texinfo_4.8.dfsg.orig.tar.gz
> 	binary packags: texinfo_4.8.dfsg-1, info_4.8.dfsg-1

> 	source package: texinfo-doc-nonfree
> 	orig file:	texinfo-doc-nonfree_4.8.orig.tar.gz
> 	binary package:	texinfo-doc-nonfree_4.8-1

> Then I probably need something like

> texinfo-doc-nonfree: 	Replaces texinfo/info <= 4.8-8
> 			Conflicts texinfo/info <= 4.8-8

Looks good.  The custom is to include a sub-revision number in the new
upstream version, e.g. texinfo_4.8.dfsg.1-1, in case you have to make later
revisions for other DFSG issues that show up.  That's nothing critical,

Steve Langasek                   Give me a lever long enough and a Free OS
Debian Developer                   to set it on, and I can move the world.
vorlon@debian.org                                   http://www.debian.org/

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