Re: DEP5: X-Autobuild
* Marc 'HE' Brockschmidt (email@example.com) [100915 17:39]:
> Andreas Barth <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> > * Charles Plessy (email@example.com) [100913 16:25]:
> >> > 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.
> >> - describe the fact that the package is autobuildable in debian/copyright,
> >> X-Autobuild was a poor choice. My current opinion is that, unless there
> >> is an interest to parse a specific field, it it better to use existing
> >> ones, in that case Comment or Disclaimer.
> > We need both, the mail plus the field.
> This is only about the field in debian/copyright, not about the field in
> debian/control. We don't need the former, only the latter.
Oh, sure. Technically, we even only need something in Sources (but
that is derived from d/control).