Ubuntu Packaging Guide

Merge lp:~andrewsomething/ubuntu-packaging-guide/1.0_copyright_format into lp:ubuntu-packaging-guide

Proposed by Andrew Starr-Bochicchio on 2012-02-25
Status: Merged
Merged at revision: 77
Proposed branch: lp:~andrewsomething/ubuntu-packaging-guide/1.0_copyright_format
Merge into: lp:ubuntu-packaging-guide
Diff against target: 41 lines (+10/-8) 1 file modified
To merge this branch: bzr merge lp:~andrewsomething/ubuntu-packaging-guide/1.0_copyright_format
Reviewer Review Type Date Requested Status
Daniel Holbach 2012-02-25 Approve on 2012-02-29
Review via email: mp+94660@code.launchpad.net

Description of the Change

The machine-parseable debian/copyright format has been officially release in its 1.0 version. This updates the URL and makes the example comply with the accepted spec.

http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/

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Daniel Holbach (dholbach) wrote :

Great work!

review: Approve

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1=== modified file 'debian-dir-overview.rst'
2--- debian-dir-overview.rst 2011-11-08 03:08:12 +0000
3+++ debian-dir-overview.rst 2012-02-25 16:13:22 +0000
4@@ -139,13 +139,19 @@
5 example template would be::
6
7
8- Format: http://svn.debian.org/wsvn/dep/web/deps/dep5.mdwn?op=file&rev=166
9+ Format: http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/
10 Upstream-Name: Hello
11 Source: ftp://ftp.example.com/pub/games
12
13 Files: *
14 Copyright: Copyright 1998 John Doe <jdoe@example.com>
15 License: GPL-2+
16+
17+ Files: debian/*
18+ Copyright: Copyright 1998 Jane Doe <packager@example.com>
19+ License: GPL-2+
20+
21+ License: GPL-2+
22 This program is free software; you can redistribute it
23 and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public
24 License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
25@@ -167,13 +173,9 @@
26 License version 2 can be found in the file
27 `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2'.
28
29- Files: debian/*
30- Copyright: Copyright 1998 Jane Doe <packager@example.com>
31- License: GPL-2+
32-
33-This example follows the `DEP-5: Machine-parseable debian/copyright
34-<http://dep.debian.net/deps/dep5/>`_ proposal. You are encouraged to use this
35-format as well.
36+This example follows the `Machine-readable debian/copyright
37+<http://www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/>`_ format.
38+You are encouraged to use this format as well.
39
40
41 The rules file

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