Re: DEP5: non-DFSG repackaging documentation
On ma, 2010-09-13 at 16:58 +0200, Jonas Smedegaard wrote:
> It makes good sense to me that we (continue to) track stripped files at
> the same place as distributed files.
On the other hand, I don't see the point of using debian/copyright to
document copyright information of files that are not part of the source
> Currently I maintain 2 lists of stripped files: in debian/copyright
> (where the - most often legal - reason is needed) and debian/rules (for
> use by the get-orig-source rule). Moving the information to
> debian/README.source would loose the ability to use it in scripts.
Like I said, if it is scripted, I believe it belongs in debian/rules,
and only there. If it isn't scripted. README.source seems to me to be
If we do put the stripping information into debian/copyright, can
someone please suggest a concrete way to actually do that? What is
actually needed to implement the stripping automatically in