Re: [RFC] DPT Policy: Canonise recommendation against PyPi-provided upstream source tarballs
On Fri, Jun 25, 2021 at 9:17 PM Jeremy Stanley wrote:
> The proposal is somewhat akin to saying that a
> tarball created via `make dist` is unsuitable for packaging.
This is definitely true; they generally contain generated files
(configure, Makefile.in) and embedded code copies (missing install-sh
depcomp config.sub config.guess etc), neither of which should be part
of the "source".