danstowell+debmm at gmail.com
Sat Oct 16 14:15:27 UTC 2010
2010/10/9 Alexandre Quessy <alexandre at quessy.net>:
> Hello Felipe and the team,
> 2010/10/6 Felipe Sateler <fsateler at debian.org>:
>> On 09/21/2010 01:40 PM, Alexandre Quessy wrote:
>>> There are quite a few lintian warnings, but I tried the vim plugin and
>>> it works.
>> Yes, quite a bit. The package needs a lot of work. First of all,
>> debian/copyright needs some serious overhaul. Are you familiar with the
>> codebase? If so, please take a look at that.
> No much familiar, no. Dan would know better than me.
What sort of overhaul is needed? There are quite a few different
copyrights asserted, making it fairly bulky, but I don't spot any
>> Where did you get the packaging from? Upstream?
> Yes. I took it from the upstream SVN repository. Dan has done one more
> - at least - after I took it, though. He might have removed some
> files. I specifically told him about some proprietary files that he
> removed. I'll double check this and let you know.
> If Dan would tell us what he changed meanwhile, that would help. Dan?
I removed common/Source/lang/LangPrimSource/HID_Utilities/* since that
had an apple copyright with a dubious gpl compatibility, and (in the
svn packaging info) removed the apple entry from debian/copyrights as
(To be more accurate: We have a script that makes a pruned
linux-source .tar.gz, so what I did was to add the folder to the list
of what gets pruned out. The folder is still there in the upstream and
used on mac.)
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