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Re: Large data packages in the archive

Joerg Jaspert <joerg@debian.org> writes:

> 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.
> :)

I didn't come up with that.


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