Bug#29194: Bug #29194: xfree86: have all XFree86 packages symlink to xfree86-common for copyright and changelog(s)
On Wed, Jun 02, 2004 at 01:51:57AM -0500, Branden Robinson wrote:
> [I don't know that Joey Hess really needs to be CCed on this, so I have
Some year ago or so, the submitter of a bug didn't get mail
for firstname.lastname@example.org, might have changed, not to
mention, that this mail isn't terribly relevant to him.
> removed him from the headers.]
> > "Debian packaging infrastructure" doesn't sound much like
> > copyright to me, but you know better, I presume.
> Let me rewrite that sentence in psuedo-LISP.
> The remainder is a list of copyright holders and license terms that
> apply to (the various parts of the XFree86 source distribution, and the
> Debian packaging infrastructure).
> I think if you had actually read the file, this would have been clear to
Well, "but you know better, I presume" was intended to say:
"Let's stop this discussion here, I'm 99% sure, you know,
what you're doing there." ;)
> > It was just an idea. An idea to add some structure... Okay,
> > structure in one of the complexest packages in debian...
> It already has lots of structure. Also, I think xfree86's
> debian/copyright file *is* structured. You might agree if you'd read
Well, I wanted to explain, what the idea _was_.
Anyway, I think, we should stop this discussion here and
hope for Joey to say anything.
(I don't see a point in coding debhelper stuff like mad for
realising at the end, that Joey has much better plans.)