Re: DEP5: non-DFSG repackaging documentation
On ke, 2010-09-15 at 09:45 +0100, Lars Wirzenius wrote:
> Good point about debian/watch.
> The simplest proposal right now is to make the Source field free-form
> text, and since I like simplicity, I support this. More detailed
> specification for documenting mechanical rules of transformations could
> wait until there's real experience of using this spec in the real world
> for this.
> Anyone opposed?
Nobody opposed, so I applied the attached patch.
=== modified file 'dep5.mdwn'
--- dep5.mdwn 2010-09-22 15:55:18 +0000
+++ dep5.mdwn 2010-09-22 16:05:28 +0000
@@ -142,10 +142,12 @@
will usually be written as a list of RFC2822 addresses or URIs.
- * Optional
- * Syntax: line based list
- * One or more URIs, indicating the primary
- points of distribution of the software.
+ * Required
+ * Syntax: formatted text, no synopsis
+ * An explanation from where the upstream source came from.
+ Typically this would be a URL, but it might be a free-form
+ explanation. If the upstream source has been modified to remove
+ non-free parts, that should be explained in this field.