Hi Paul, Thanks for your advice. On Sat, Oct 02, 2010 at 08:35:35AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote: > On Sat, Sep 25, 2010 at 11:57 AM, Kan-Ru Chen <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > > The files under third_party/freetype should be mentioned, too. > > In addition, we do not like embedded code copies in Debian. Please > ensure that, at minimum, the package does not build against any > embedded code copies, the best way to do that is rm -rf during > debian/rules build. I've already patched the makefiles to link against debian libraries except for one "vaca" which isn't packaged and I don't think it's interesting/worth packaging. Anyway I'll remove the other libraries during debian/rules build to be sure that I'm doing it right. > Best practice would be to get upstream to remove > any embedded code copy dependencies from the tarball. If they need > them for platforms without a sane packaging and repository system then > they can add a second tarball containing all the dependencies. Upstream is very responsive, I'll ask. -- Oscar Morante "Self-education is, I firmly believe, the only kind of education there is." -- Isaac Asimov.
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