Re: upstream source contains .gif files
On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Paul Elliott
> My upstream source contains .gif files that are not essential. If I delete
> these file and never use them, can I use this tarball as my pristine source,
> or must I resource?
Unless they are non-free or you are already repacking the tarball,
don't bother removing them. If you are already repacking to remove
non-free stuff then I think it is acceptable to remove them and use
that as your tarball, check this section of the devref for
> P.S. there are a lot of complicated rules to create a package.
Indeed. You can increase your knowledge of them by reading
maint-guide, devref and the policy. There are also other language and
area specific policies as well.