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demerphq
Date:
October 1, 2014 17:47
Subject:
Re: metaconfig source control/distribution and Debian's DFSG
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CANgJU+V5_sbcOmmk4X--Sm7R7mjB09cAEpn9zDT4shnkxkc9Gg@mail.gmail.com
On 1 October 2014 08:15, H.Merijn Brand <h.m.brand@xs4all.nl> wrote:

> On Mon, 29 Sep 2014 13:33:41 -0400, Andy Dougherty
> <doughera@lafayette.edu> wrote:
>
> > On Fri, Sep 26, 2014 at 08:34:58AM +0200, H.Merijn Brand wrote:
> > > On Thu, 25 Sep 2014 21:07:59 -0400, Andy Dougherty
> > > <doughera@lafayette.edu> wrote:
> > >
> > > > On Thu, Sep 25, 2014 at 10:16:32PM +0100, Dominic Hargreaves wrote:
> > > > > Hi,
> > > > >
> > > > > The Debian project has recently received a bug report indicating
> that
> > > > > the perl source package we distribute does not comply the the
> DFSG[1]
> > > > > since the preferred form of modification of Configure is not
> provided.
> > > > > You can see the bug report at [2].
> >
> > One final follow-up:  Debian is certainly welcome to distribute the
> > files used to build Configure.  The following two items would be needed:
> >
> >     1.  The precise version of dist used.  This can be obtained here:
> >
> >
> http://www.cpan.org/modules/by-authors/id/H/HM/HMBRAND/perl-meta-3.5-20.tgz
>
> now included in the subfolder "dist" and "bin" in the main metaconfig
> repository.
>
> As noted in the commit: PLEASE do not change (and commit and push) any
> local changes to these files in the repo, as that will break my builds
>

Should we hack a commit hook to enforce this?

Yves

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