Goswin von Brederlow wrote: > Russ Allbery <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes: > >> Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com> writes: >> >>> Dpkg has the ability to vanish empty packages. A dummy package should >>> be completly empty and not even contain a /usr/share/doc/. >> Such a package is explicitly forbidden by Debian Policy. You need to >> propose a Policy change if you want to do this. I believe it was >> discussed some time past, and the general consensus was against doing >> this, but I could be misremembering. > > Do you happen to know the chapter/section where that is said? > > Note that "12.7 Changelog files" does not require a > /usr/share/doc/changelog for native packages. 2.3. Copyright considerations ----------------------------- Every package must be accompanied by a verbatim copy of its copyright and distribution license in the file `/usr/share/doc/<package>/copyright' (see Section 12.5, `Copyright information' for further details).
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