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Re: Finding rough consensus on level of vendoring for large upstreams

On Fri, Sep 03, 2021 at 01:03:35AM +0200, Jérémy Lal wrote:
> - should a package debian/control list bundled dependencies to make
> sure to avoid duplications ?

Maybe? I noted in my final paragraph that Fedora has a mechanism for
this that we don't, but perhaps Provides is sufficient.

> - when a bundled package dependency is already available in debian,
> and is the same (unpatched), should the upstream source tarball be
> repacked without that dependency, or kept inside the source tarball ?

I omitted this from the policy side, because it seems like this is
already answered in ftp-master practice. Provided the vendored copy is
not used during the build and unless there is a *different* reason for
repacking with Files-Excluded, then I see no reason to remove it.

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