Re: RFS: hex-a-hop (updated package)
I fixed (nearly) all problems and uploaded a new package.
On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 09:55:31AM +0200, Bas Wijnen wrote:
> I have some questions before uploading the package:
> - You have specified "Priority: extra". According to policy, "This
> contains all packages that conflict with others with required,
> important, standard or optional priorities, or are only likely to be
> useful if you already know what they are or have specialized
> requirements." I would expect this to be optional. Is there a reason
> that it isn't?
> - debian/copyright is almost complete. It says: "On Debian systems, the
> complete text of the GNU General Public License can be found in
> `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL'.", which isn't very clear about the
> version. I suggest you use something like what was suggested on the
> games list by Eddy. It also says "The Debian packaging is (C) 2007,
> Miriam Ruiz <firstname.lastname@example.org> and is licensed under the GPL, see
> above.". You may want to add your name to that (AFAIK you did
> significant parts as well). And this is a "GPL without version"
> claim, which according to the GPL means any version is acceptable. I
It's still "GPL without version". I need the permission of Miriam and
maybe others before I can change it. Nevertheless I consider it not as
> think this is not what is intended. Also, it is said that "(C)" has
> no legal meaning, you should use the word "copyright" instead. I
> don't think any judge would consider this unclear, but better safe
> than sorry. :-)
> - The manual page mentions the license. This is not required, but if
> you do it, it would be good to point to /usr/share/common-licenses for
> the complete text.
Not done. This would unfuzzy all translations. This is not necessary and
would be Debian specific.
> - Lintian gives a list of warnings for the translated manpages. They're
> not compressed with gzip -9, and some of them have errors. These
> should be fixed. For the compression, you should add "-9" to the gzip
> command in debian/i18n/Makefile. I didn't look at the other problems,
> but lintian -i gives some hints.
That's now properly fixed.
> On Mon, Sep 10, 2007 at 01:15:04AM +0200, Jens Seidel wrote:
> > The package appears to be lintian clean.
> You may be using lintian from stable? The one from sid gives the
> errors, anyway.
I called lintian on the .dsc file instead the .changes file :-)
PS: Sorry Bas, I did not yet fixed your hex-a-hop bug report ...