Re: RFS: tkgate (updated package)
On Sun, May 25, 2008 at 11:34:37PM +0200, Vincent Bernat wrote:
> Short discription should not start with a capital. For tkgate-doc and
> tkgate-data, you could append something like " - documentation" and " -
> data files", even if this is obvious from the package name.
> You need to transform "-" to "~" (or the other way) too. You can use
> "uscan --report --verbose" to check yourself.
Thanks for the tip. Fixed.
> BTW, there are still images generated by povray: the splash screen,
> about dialog and at top right in the main interface. After reading the
> thread in debian-legal, here is my opinion: source of images are
> provided in the prefered form (povray sources) and since resulting
> images are already shipped, you don't need povray to compile them. I
> would say that DFSG are respected and the package respects the
> conditions to be in main. It is a pretty weak argumentation and only
> ftp-master can tell if they agree with it or not.
I do agree, but on debian-mentors, many said to remove povray/ folder
from orig tarball.
And when I emailed ftp-master about it, I got no reply !
> Maybe you should do the following: keep povray sources into orig.tar.gz,
> add a notice about the problem in debian/copyright (e.g "Some images are
> generated using povray which is currently not present in main. Source
> for those images are in povray/ directory") and upload the package into
> main. ftp-master will tell us if they think that images should be
> compiled from source with software in main.
Actually the images were hand edited by upstream after povray
Done, please look at the copyright file.
I uploaded a new version at:
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