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Re: lintian message: E: sntop: copyright-file-is-gpl



On Thu, Nov 09, 2000 at 01:01:01PM -0800, Sean 'Shaleh' Perry wrote:
| > 
| > I don't think that is better: sometimes the copyright file *should* be the
| > full license. 
| > 
| > The only time it should NOT be, is if the copyright is one of those stored
| > in /usr/share/common-licenses.
| > 
| 
| from the lintian changelog
| 
| * copyright-file-is-gpl renamed to copyright-file-contains-full-gpl-license
| 
| I also felt that the message needed to mention the GPL.
| 
| Currently lintian only does this check for the GPL.  I hope to extend it to
| others eventually.
| 
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I would go for the "copyright-file-contains-full-gpl-license" then I
should refer to the actual cause of the E.

When invoking lintian with "-i" i got the answer i was looking for.
Thats really good.

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Fredrik Steen
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