[Fedora-packaging] Modifying upstream tarballs

Jesse Keating jkeating at redhat.com
Mon Jun 4 23:56:59 UTC 2007

On Monday 04 June 2007 19:04:37 Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> I understand that there are circumstances where the upstream tarballs
> need to be modified to removed content which is patented or cannot be
> redistributed for some reason.  However, should that be the extent of
> the permitted modifications?

I would prefer it to just be the absolutely necessary changes, doing the rest 
later in the package.  In the case that the inappropriate content goes away 
upstream, then we can immediately switch to an unmodified source.

Jesse Keating
Release Engineer: Fedora
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