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Re: Enabling uscan to simply remove files from upstream source

On Tue, Aug 21, 2012 at 12:32:18PM +0200, Jakub Wilk wrote:
> * Andreas Tille <andreas@an3as.eu>, 2012-08-21, 12:21:
> >The new field Files-Excluded in debian/copyright contains a space
> >separated list of globs (as used by find and for specifying file
> >lists in machine readable debian/control files). The deletion
> >process will loop over every expression
> >
> >     rm -rf ${MAIN_SOURCE_DIR}/<expression>
> So wildcards in the Files-Excluded field would have different
> semantics than in the Files field. That's confusing.

In how far?


   Filename patterns in the Files field are specified using a simplified
   shell glob syntax. Patterns are separated by whitespace.

Please propose a better wording that does not confuse you.

Kind regards



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