Bug#594274: debian-policy: Don't track generated README documents in VCS
Ben Finney <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> The VCS repository for ‘debian-policy’ contains a source document
> ‘README.org’ along with rules to render that to the destination
> However, the VCS repository also contains the rendered documents
> themselves. Those should not be tracked in VCS; instead, they should
> be generated from source as needed.
This was intentional when those files were introduced since rebuilding
them requires Emacs, and the concern was that not everyone who worked on
Policy would want to have Emacs installed. If that's no longer a concern,
I can remove the generated files and build them from debian/rules by
In the long run, if we're standardizing on Docbook, they should also be
converted to Docbook.
Russ Allbery (email@example.com) <http://www.eyrie.org/~eagle/>