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Re: length of Debian copyright files

Quoting Keith Packard (2020-03-25 19:07:33)
> Simon McVittie <smcv@debian.org> writes:
> > One thing that the ftp team clarified somewhat recently is that in 
> > most cases, we must track all the copyright notices that exist in 
> > the upstream source, and copy them into d/copyright.
> As an example, I've got a package in the new queue with a 5077 line 
> copyright file, with 75 'unique' licenses (BSD licensed software picks 
> up a lot of variation over thirty years).

Wauw, that sounds like a great challenge for licensecheck.

Looking at https://ftp-master.debian.org/new.html it seems to be 
picolibc.  Thanks for that!

If anyone else have good examples of complex source packages, please do 
let me know.

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