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Re: Bug#200003: cpp: contains non-free manpages

Scripsit Andrew Suffield <asuffield@debian.org>

> gpl(7): that can be replaced with a reference to
> /usr/share/misc/common-licenses

> gfdl(7): that's included (as text, rather than a tagged manpage) in
> /usr/share/cpp-3.3/copyright already, and is therefore redundant

And in any case, it seems to be wrong in general for a package to
provide /usr/share/man/man7/g{p,fd}l.7 when there are any number of
other packages that would have equally good reasons for providing
files with that name. See Debian Policy, section 6.5.4 - two different
packages must not provide the same file unless they conflict or
replace each other.

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                                                      Wouldn't do in my shop
                            just the thought of it's enough to make you sick
                           and I'm telling you them pussy cats is quick ..."

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