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Bug#19578: marked as done (libshh*: packaging problems)

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From: Charles Briscoe-Smith <cpbs@debian.org>
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Subject: libshh*: packaging problems

Package: libshhmsg, libshhmsg-dev, libshhopt, libshhopt-dev
Version: 1.1.3-1, 1.3.3-1
Severity: important

Several things:

 - Every package must either have the two files

   or have both a symlink
     /usr/doc/<package> -> <otherpackage>
   and a dependency
     Depends: <otherpackage>

   In the second case, both <package> and <otherpackage> must come from
   the same source package.

   So I suggest you put the copyright and changelog files in the
   shhmsg/shhopt packages, and put symlinks in the -dev packages.

 - The copyright licence doesn't seem to be DFSG compliant.  It's rather
   vague, and contains several dodgy clauses (e.g. the beerware one).
   You should either get a clarification from the author (and point him
   to <URL:http://www.debian.org/social_contract.html> first!) or it
   should move to non-free.

 - These libraries are TINY.  Are you sure it's worth the overhead of even
   making them shared libraries, let alone of making separate packages
   for them?  If I were you, I'd probably just include the appropriate
   files in the source package of snake4, compiling them in directly.

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These bugs in packages maintained by Debian QA were only marked as "fixed"
instead of being closed.



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