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Re: debian/copyright for files not part of the binary packages?

On Mon, Jul 21, 2008 at 02:55:07PM +1000, Ben Finney wrote:
> Charles Plessy <plessy@debian.org> writes:
> > the most time consuming part of making a Debian package is to
> > document the licence of the files.

> From the information Russ gave, I would only conclude that documenting
> the license of all the upstream files is the most time-consuming part
> of *writing the copyright file*, without any statement of relation to
> the whole effort of making the Debian package.
I actually agree with Charles, it can be the most time consuming part of
the whole process.
 - Craig
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