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

On Tue, Sep 09, 2014 at 05:40:46PM -0400, Michael Gilbert 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.
> Not sure how that's a lot of work since uscan does all the magic for
> you.  
I don't use uscan to download tarballs for packages I maintain. Not to
mention time required to fill in the Files-Excluded field.

> One benefit is less time on copyright file research/review, and
People actually check licenses for autotools generated files?

> another clear benefit is reduced package cruft.
The only thing that is reduced is the size of the orig tarball.


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