Comments regarding orphan-sysvinit-scripts_0.03_multi.changes

Matthew Vernon matthew at
Thu Jan 21 17:37:06 GMT 2021


On 21/01/2021 16:05, Sean Whitton wrote:
> On Thu 21 Jan 2021 at 09:58AM GMT, Matthew Vernon wrote:
>> On 20/01/2021 23:20, Sean Whitton wrote:
>>> I would like to verify each of the licenses and copyright these scripts are
>>> meant to have but that is quite difficult.  Could you indicate exactly where
>>> each script came from, please?  E.g. "version foo of source package bar" as a
>>> Comment: field in d/copyright.
>> Does
>> DWYW? I've pushed version 0.05 with that in; essentially the salsa repo
>> name and commit id (since I extracted these scripts from git rather than
>> source packages to get the last incarnation of the init script), except
>> the one that came from devuan where I include the full repo URL.
> This approach is good.  One issue I found is that it looks like the iwd
> script is probably copyright only Bautista not Henriksson?

Oh, yes, good catch. I've made that amendment and pushed 0.06.

> I'm marking for ACCEPT because it is not even clear to me that tiny
> script is copyrightable, but please take another look at that stanza.

Yes, it is just the output of a unit-file-parsing script verbatim 
AFAICT. But I have tried to get the copyright correct in each case 
anyway, so thanks for finding that it was clear only one author had 
contributed to the iwd one.



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