The current DEP5 draft has this paragraph:
For a ''non-free'' package to be autobuilt, `debian/copyright` must contain an
explanation that autobuilding is not forbidden (see
It is proposed to use an extra field in the header, with name
**`X-Autobuild`**, that would contain `yes` in the first line and the
explanation in the others.
Is this a good way of doing that? The referred-to e-mail says that an
XS-Autobuild header in the debian/control (not copyright) file is
required. Is there a need for a particular header for this in
debian/copyright? Would not the Disclaimer field be sufficient?
I propose to remove the entire paragraph. If the consensus is against
that, I propose we rename the field to Non-Free-Autobuild instead of
using an X- prefix.