[pkg-s48-maint] Re: sunterlib_0.8-2_i386.changes REJECTED

Lionel Elie Mamane lmamane at debian.org
Thu Mar 16 16:56:22 UTC 2006

On Thu, Mar 16, 2006 at 08:30:34AM -0800, Joerg Jaspert wrote:

> rejected - you have a lot of
> W: sunterlib; File /usr/share/doc/sunterlib/treaps-1.0/COPYING is considered to be an extra license file.
> lines. Please kick upstreams makefile to not copy that file
> everywhere,

Each of these files is different (OK, except for
/u/s/d/sunterlib/sunterlib-0.8/COPYING which is the same as

(Upstream doesn't use a "Makefile", but that's a detail; I can still
 change their installation system, even if it is not a Makefile.)

> or remove them before you build the deb. One time is enough, in
> debian/copyright. :)

I considered doing that, until I realised that this would loose
information of which part is done by whom and is under what copyright
status, which is why I left them.

There are two statuses:

 - The BSD-style license

 - "Public Domain"

I don't think upstream is planning on adding things under a different status.


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