Thomas Goirand <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> On 08/17/2012 09:40 AM, Paul Wise wrote:
>> On Fri, Aug 17, 2012 at 1:24 AM, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>>> What I didn't know until recently is that the minified version in the
>>> source package should be removed (or the appropriate full version should
>>> be appended).
>> Do we also require that for say, precompiled DLLs of GTK+ or SDL for
>> Windows platforms?
> I had the OpenSSL dll for windows embedded in one of my source packages,
> because there was some windows software together with it. I had to remove
> it completely, as I was asked to have the source code for it, and I found
> ridiculous to embed the sources of OpenSSL too.
> So yes, we have the problem for precompiled windows DLLs in a source
Interesting, that issue seems rather common. Maybe a lintian check
could alarm packagers of this?
See below for a list of *.dll files in packages starting with 'a' only.
Overall, I found *.dll files in around 131 packages (of course not all
of those represent a problem).