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Re: Packaging Manual is policy

Joey Hess <joey@kitenet.net> writes:

> > 3.2.5. `debian/files'
> >  Must not ship in a shipped source package
> I tend to disagree this needs to be in policy. 

This should be in policy - it causes no end of problems for people doing
binary only recompilations on other archs.

>From the other things you agree on, package name formats, description
field formats etc it seems pretty inconsistent to me to have any objection
to the debian/files point. It is more than informational, it is a necessary



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