[Debian-lego-team] Why was nxt-firmware tarball +dfsg?

Petter Reinholdtsen pere at hungry.com
Fri Oct 8 17:39:36 BST 2021

[Nicolas Schodet]
> Well, there is an easy response: you do not need them, there is a doubt,
> do not include them.

Sure, it is an easy way forward.

But in general, it is less maintenance, overhead and room for errors if
Debian can use the upstream tarballs unchanged.  So we should only
repack tarballs if we really have to. :)

> I think I will strip down the nxt-firmware repo too, I do not have any
> way to know whether it still builds with IAR anyway. I will also be
> able to restructure the repo for a more classical form. Just do not
> hold your breath, my priority is nxt-python for now.

Happy for any progress in this area. :)

Happy hacking
Petter Reinholdtsen

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