ITP: rtorret, libtorrent, libsigc++

Chris Sutcliffe
Sun Aug 8 20:45:00 GMT 2010

On 8 August 2010 16:40, Steven Monai wrote:
> Practically speaking, yes, it is true that the subpackages don't really
> require the text docs provided by the libtorrent package to correctly
> perform their function. However, the entire raison d'etre for the
> libtorrent package seems to be to provide the text docs that upstream
> intends to accompany the library.
> So personally, I would make all of libtorrent's subpackages require
> libtorrent, so that the upstream text docs (including the COPYING file,
> which contains the GPL license notice) are always installed when any of
> the subpackages are installed. It is ultimately the packager's decision
> about how best to distribute the GPL notice with the software. In this
> case, making the subpackages require the libtorrent package would be an
> easy way to accomplish that, but it's certainly not the only way. It's
> really up to Chris to decide.

Valid point.  I'll change the hint files for libtorrent and libsigc++
and upload new versions shortly.



Chris Sutcliffe

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