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Since copyrights will be common to all packages, it makes sense to include this functionality in the core (or maybe as a plugin... however that would sort of remove the purpose of a plugin, multiple plugins would make sense - but there are tons of licenses too).
 
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Latest revision as of 13:31, 19 June 2009

What is it about[]

Need to decide how to handle copyrighht file generation.

Here's how debian/copyright, the packages license file (there is no meta field for this, it's a file) works:

http://people.ubuntu.com/~cjwatson/ubuntu-policy/policy.html/ch-docs.html#s-copyrightfile


dh_make, a templating command we'll be using (everyone uses it) generates only the files for gpl/lgpl, and not the rest, we'd need to keep a stock file of all the licenses ourselves (and might as well do this for gpl/lpgl too).


Impelementation[]

possible ways:

Since copyrights will be common to all packages, it makes sense to include this functionality once.


  • in the core
  • or maybe as a plugin... however that would sort of remove the purpose of a plugin
  • multiple plugins would make sense - but there are tons of licenses too


solution: