On Thursday, March 24, 2011 10:00:32 pm Paul Wise wrote: > On Fri, Mar 25, 2011 at 10:50 AM, Paul Elliott > > <firstname.lastname@example.org> 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 pelliott@BlackPatchPanel.com PMB 181, 11900 Metric Blvd Suite J http://www.free.blackpatchpanel.com/pme/ Austin TX 78758-3117
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