[Debichem-devel] Question about packaging InChI library

Michael Banck mbanck at debian.org
Sun Feb 28 13:29:46 UTC 2016


On Sun, Feb 28, 2016 at 12:51:29PM +0200, Graham Inggs wrote:
> On 28 February 2016 at 12:05, Katsuhiko Nishimra <ktns.87 at gmail.com> wrote:
> > * The upstream source[3] contains VC++ project files.
> >   Should I strip them off from the original tarball?
> Seeing upstream provide a .zip and you are already repacking, it is
> not much more effort to strip some files with UscanEnhancements [1].
> It should be as simple as adding a Files-Excluded: field to
> debian/control, renaming your orig.tar to inchi_1.04+ds.orig.tar.xz
> (ds for Debian Source), and adding dversionmangle=s/\+ds// to opts in
> debian.watch.

Well, but on the other hand, as long as those files can be distributed,
modified and used under the same license, I see no reason to remove


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