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Re: snapshot.debian.org implications for you

On Wed, 12 May 2010, Felipe Sateler wrote:

> On 11/05/10 03:26, Peter Palfrader wrote:
>> Short version:
>> --------------
>> If you uploaded stuff to debian that is not redistributable you
>> will have to let the snapshot people know to remove it.
> Would it be feasible to have some sort of automation surrounding this?
> Breaches that are fixed by a subsequent upload will very likely contain  
> some strings in the changelog: strip, distributable, dfsg-free or 
> non-free.
> Also, a significant part of the breaches would have to be fixed by a  
> repacked tarball. Thus, detecting changes in the version string (adding  
> dfsg or repack) would give a good pointer on packages that need to go  
> from snapshot.debian.org.

Maybe.  Hard to tell.  Do you want to try it?

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