On Mon, Jun 25, 2007 at 05:33:53PM +0200, Bill Allombert wrote: > > Any suggestions for improved wording? > > If this is that what you want, then I will certainly not object, but the > current draft seems to imply something else. Especially the expected > meaning of package does not seems to capture what you need. > How's this version? (attached) Neil -- * hermanr feels like a hedgehog having sex...
--- policy.sgml 2006-10-11 08:44:02.684306000 +0100 +++ policy.sgml 2007-06-26 13:58:10.160026885 +0100 @@ -2105,6 +2105,19 @@ the file to the list in <file>debian/files</file>.</p> </sect> + <sect id="embeddedfiles"> + <heading>Embedding code provided in other packages</heading> + <p> + Should the upstream source ship with a convenience copy of an external + library, and this library is already packaged in Debian, the Debian + package should not embed or include this code. + Instead, the package should be modified to reference the required + files in the library package provided by Debian, and a Depends and/or + Build-Depends relationship declared as required. + Optionally, the convenience copy should not be compiled in the + build-process. + </p> + </sect> </chapt>
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