[Build-common-hackers] Bug#625442: Bug#625442: cdbs: licensecheck -i (ignore) option overrides default
dr at jones.dk
Tue May 3 11:55:03 UTC 2011
On 11-05-03 at 12:31pm, Olivier Aubert wrote:
> When activating the licensecheck reporting, licensecheck is invoked
> with the following option:
> -i '^debian/(changelog|copyright(|_hints|_newhints))'
> Setting this option overrides the default value
> so activating the rule in a git-maintained tree will try to parse the
> whole .git repository.
I haven't experienced that issues myself - and use Git on most packages
I am involved in maintaining.
Could you please provide an example package, with complete command and
the resulting copyright_hints file containing ugly git blobs.
> This could be fixed either in the licensecheck2dep5 (by filtering the
> changelog/copyright* files here), or by filing a bug report against
> licensecheck so that there is another option to append an additional
> ignore regexp in addition to the default one.
If truly dot-folders are included too then yes, there are several
approaches to improving that situation. But please first double-check
that this in fact is the case.
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