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On 06/26/10 19:51, Enrico Weigelt wrote:
> * Krzysztof Pawlik <email@example.com> schrieb:
>> Take a look at this page:
>> http://overlays.gentoo.org/proj/java/wiki/How_to_be_a_good_upstream - it is Java
>> specific mostly, but some general points can be reused :)
> Hmm, this document suggests something, I just forgot to prohibit:
> "Release the source archives along with whatever binary archives you may have."
You intend to "prohibit" releasing binary packages for upstream? Thats...
something you don't see everyday. Why would you do that?
It's quite common for Java projects to release pre-built JAR files or for C/C++
(or other) based projects to release debs or rpms - it's standard practice.
What's important in quoted sentence is: "Release the source archives along with
binary archives" - the "with" is very important - in short: don't release only
binary versions and force us to grab them from VCS.
Krzysztof Pawlik <nelchael at gentoo.org> key id: 0xF6A80E46
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