[Fedora-packaging] Modifying upstream tarballs

Till Maas opensource at till.name
Tue Jun 5 14:11:00 UTC 2007

On Di Juni 5 2007, Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:

> The only time we should be modifying tarballs is when the tarball would
> cause us to ship something in the SRPM that Fedora:
> - doesn't have permission to distribute
> - doesn't permit because of its license
> - would be violating known patents to ship
> In 99% of the other cases, leave the tarball alone and edit the content
> in the spec.

There are two packages I am working on, that contain binaries. Is it o.k. to 
keep them in the tarball / src.rpm?


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