Draft of email to debian-devel

Mark Hindley mark at hindley.org.uk
Tue Jun 20 11:23:52 BST 2023


On Tue, Jun 20, 2023 at 11:05:44AM +0100, Matthew Vernon wrote:
> Hi,
> On 20/06/2023 10:41, Mark Hindley wrote:
> > My personal view is that we should resist an orphan-cron-jobs package and keep
> > cron jobs in their parent package. But others may disagree?
> I agree (but don't know if we'll be able to).

I suppose the first thing would be not to ACK that in #1037496 
> > An initial draft for discussion is attached. All comments are very welcome.
> Your draft is good; the thing I'd like to note is that supplying a
> debian/copyright-compatible statement of licence is the thing that takes
> most time (and I'd like to think package maintainers would already know) -
> i.e. what the Copyright: line should be and what the licence is.

Is this better? Too wordy now?

 - requiring a coordinated transition of any initscript a maintainer wishes to
   drop to the orphan-sysvinit-scripts package and providing the relevant
   copyright information.



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