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Re: upstream source contains .gif files

On Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:00:32 pm Paul Wise wrote:
> On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Paul Elliott
> <pelliott@blackpatchpanel.com> wrote:
> > 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
> recommendations:
> http://www.debian.org/doc/developers-reference/best-pkging-practices.html#r
> epackagedorigtargz

Never mind, I found out that patent expired....

Paul Elliott                               1(512)837-1096
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