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Re: [Pkg-dns-devel] Bug#833309: "Browserified" stuff (knot-resolver-module-http: please package embedded epoch.js separately)

I might have forgotten some important parts, or I missed the
announcements when I was inactive for a while. But I am confused by
these 2 statements, and would love to get some pointers to learn more:

> On 2016-10-11 15:28, Vincent Bernat wrote:
>> Those specific sources are buildable from tools in main (aka
>> coffeescript compiler, sass compiler, cat + uglifyjs). There is no hard
>> requirement to rebuild from source when building the package.

I had always understood that rebuilding from source was a hard
requirement. Is this not the case any more?

I don't think that shipping a binary compiled upstream should be
allowed, so where's the line drawn?

On 11/10/16 23:04, W. Martin Borgert wrote:
> It remains the originally reported problem, that the sources
> (*.coffee and *.scss) are not under debian/missing-sources/.
> Probably a normal bug, not serious nor wishlist.

I have never heard of debian/missing-sources. What is the
policy/documentation regarding this? I have repackaged tarballs many
times to add missing sources, I did not think there was another way to
do it!

Martín Ferrari (Tincho)

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