INAL, but here's my view:
On Thu, Apr 26, 2012 at 2:34 PM, Dmitry Nezhevenko <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm trying to package a "web" application that contains some
> Anyway I'm going to package "git" snapshot because latest release needs
> to old versions of dependencies (like django < 1.4).
> So I've a target in debian/rules to get tarball with source snapshot. It
> from corresponding libjs-* packages.
Actually, the right thing to do here would be to repack a dfsg free
tarball, and use that to build off of, rather then clean out nonfree
stuff at build-time. This still means anyone who downloads the debian
source is getting some nonfree stuff.
> I've faced an issue where one of JS files is "obfuscated" such way, but
> it's not so populate so it's not in debian now:
> Upstream distributes in both "source" and "minimized" forms:
> How this particular file should be handled? The only idea I've is to
> remove this file in my get-git-snapshot-source step and download "right"
> one instead.
This should be packaged and pushed to Debian and added as a
dependency, just like anything else :)
It'll make it easier for someone else to use that work as well.
-EPARSE, I might have missed your question due to misreading it, but
that's the best shot at an answer I can rustle up.
> WBR, Dmitry
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