[arch-dev-public] Fixing licenses / sources

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 20:55:56 EST 2009

On Mon, Mar 2, 2009 at 6:51 AM, Phil Dillon-Thiselton
<dibblethewrecker at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/2/28 Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, Feb 27, 2009 at 2:43 AM, Phil Dillon-Thiselton
>> <dibblethewrecker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> I can help fix em if i am not treading on toes? Just a case of
>>> updating the pkgbuild or re-build too?
>> Basically, yes. I'll repost below the details I posted previously on
>> the private ML. Right now, I'm waiting for the errors.txt to be fixed
>> and to give time for more volunteers to show up hopefully. Then, I'm
>> thinking about creating a list of packages to go through, splitting it
>> in pieces and assigning the pieces.
>> ===
>> 2. Rebuild the packages with missing license. Some of them have
>> already the licence in trunk but they need to be rebuild.  We should
>> definitely use this opportunity to do a good maintenance job on them ,
>> i.e., check for FHS man pages, add the info pages (don't forget the
>> .install file) and docs in correct location, check for upstream
>> updates and for bug report in flyspray, etc. We could all do these
>> long-standing minor fixes at the same time.
> I'm pretty rusty so can we make this into a proper check list with
> pointers to wiki etc so I/others don't miss stuff?  It _is_ too good
> an opportunity not do to a absolutely through job, so best to make
> sure everyone involved is checking/updating the same things and doing
> so correctly.

checklist : http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Snowman/License_Rebuild_Checklist

I believe I haven't forgotten anything. Some of these are trivial,
some might need more detailed explanation...

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