[Pkg-haskell-maintainers] Bug#753969: Bug#753969: [src:haskell-criterion] Some sources are not included in your package
nomeata at debian.org
Sun Jul 6 19:12:34 UTC 2014
Control: merge 736440 753969
thanks for the report. Would it be possible to check for existing bug
reports before filing these, though?
Am Sonntag, den 06.07.2014, 19:29 +0000 schrieb bastien ROUCARIES:
> Package: haskell-criterion
> Version: 0.6.2.0-3
> user: lintian-maint at debian.org
> usertags: source-is-missing
> severity: serious
> X-Debbugs-CC: ftpmaster at debian.org
> Your package seems to include some files that lack sources
> in prefered forms of modification:
> This is against the Debian Free Software Guidelines  (DFSG) #2:
> "The program must include source code, and must allow distribution
> in source code as well as compiled form.".
> In order to solve this problem, you could:
> 1. repack the origin tarball adding the missing source to it.
> 2 add the source files to "debian/missing-sources" directory
> Both way satisfies the requirement that we ship the source. Second option
> might be preferable due to the following reasons :
> - Upstream can do it too and you could even supply a patch to them, thus full filling our social contract , see particularly §2.
> - If source and non-source are in different locations, ftpmasters may
> miss the source and (needlessly) reject the package.
> - The source isn't duplicated in every .diff.gz/.debian.tar.* (though
> this only really matters for larger sources).
> You could also ask debian-qa at lists.debian.org or #debian-qa for more
>  https://www.debian.org/social_contract.en.html#guidelines
>  https://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=736873#8
>  https://www.debian.org/social_contract
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> Pkg-haskell-maintainers at lists.alioth.debian.org
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