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Re: liblemon_1.3.1+dfsg-1_amd64.changes REJECTED

On 2016-08-06 23:37, Andreas Tille wrote:
> Hi,
> On Sat, Aug 06, 2016 at 05:00:09PM +0000, Thorsten Alteholz wrote:
>> as you somehow add jquery.js to your doc-package, please add its license 
>> to your debian/copyright.
> The jquery.js is installed by doxygen in the documentation process.  It
> does not belong to the source package (the full autogenerated
> documentation provided by upstream was intentionally removed to avoid
> compressed JS files).  I wonder why I should add licenses of files that
> are not part of the source package and do not even have an idea how I
> could do this syntactically correctly - lintian would claim an unused
> copyright paragraph and IMHO lintian is correct here.

A bug has been filed against lintian about this, see #736360.

This does seem like one of the intended use cases of the "Built-Using"
field, as Helmut and Jakub discuss.

Policy § 7.8:
  | Some binary packages incorporate parts of other packages when built
  | but do not have to depend on those packages. Examples include
  | linking with static libraries or incorporating source code from
  | another package during the build. In this case, the source packages
  | of those other packages are a required part of the complete source
  | (the binary package is not reproducible without them).


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