Re: Transitional (dummy) packages considered silly
Russ Allbery <email@example.com> writes:
> Emilio Pozuelo Monfort <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
>> Goswin von Brederlow wrote:
>>> 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).
> Yup. And since a package necessarily includes metadata, including a
> package description, which is copyrightable material.
Is the Packages.gz file then in violation of my packages license? It
doesn't come with a copy of the GPL as required by my software. :)