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Re: Large data packages in the archive

On 11397 March 1977, Goswin von Brederlow wrote:

>> No, we have to distribute the source. DFSG#2, many licenses require it.
>> Relying on some external system to keep the source for us is also a
>> no-go.
> What about the hack to have the source build-depend on the old -data
> package and just copy them around?

> Basically the deb would be the source by way of Build-Depends unless a
> manual "Update from another source" is selected as described in
> another mail in this thread.

You are smoking very weird stuff. Or not enough of it.

bye, Joerg
Some NM/AM:
>> 24. What does the "urgency" field in changelog affect?
> The order in which updates are displayed in tools like dselect, synaptic,
> aptitude, etc.
nice try. :)

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