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Re: DEP-5 (copyright file format) ... gap with practice


Le 09/09/2014 17:40, Michael Gilbert a écrit :
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2014 at 8:40 AM, Andrey Rahmatullin wrote:

>>> You could always use the Files-Excluded field to make uscan remove
>>> those files from the upstream tarball,
>> Too much work (at least when you are not repacking the tarball for other
>> reasons) for absolutely no gain.

> One benefit is less time on copyright file research/review,

On the other hand, it defeats the principle of least surprise.
Distributing a different upstream tarball in Debian than upstream, just
because, seems plain wrong. Even the dev-ref agrees: “You *should*
upload packages with a pristine source tarball if possible”.




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