[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Fixing old-fsf-address-in-copyright-file

n Sun, Mar 15, 2009 at 10:58 AM, Ben Finney <ben+debian@benfinney.id.au> wrote:

> The description for Lintian warning old-fsf-address-in-copyright-file
> says:
>    The /usr/share/doc/pkg/copyright file refers to the old postal
>    address of the Free Software Foundation (FSF). The new address is:
> Is it sufficient for Debian packaging to update the address in
> ‘debian/copyright’ only? Or is the fix not acceptable until the
> address is consistent with the license grant text in upstream files?

Seems obvious to me that it is asking you to update the debian
copyright file only.

Common sense seems to indicate that you should also communicate with
your upstream and ask them to change the address where they mention



Reply to: