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NAMEConfig::Model::models::Dpkg::Copyright - Configuration class Dpkg::Copyright
DESCRIPTIONConfiguration classes used by Config::Model
Machine-readable debian/copyright. Parameters from former version of
To edit a copyright file, go into your package development directory and run:
cme edit dpkg-copyright
To check you file run:
cme check dpkg-copyright
To upgrade your file from an old spec, run:
cme migrate dpkg-copyright
- default value :
Upstream-NameThe name upstream uses for the software. Optional. Type uniline.
Note: Upstream-Name is migrated with '$name' and with:
- $name => "- Name"
Upstream-ContactThe preferred address(es) to reach the upstream project. May be free-form text, but by convention will usually be written as a list of
Note: Upstream-Contact values are migrated from '- Upstream-Maintainer'
SourceAn explanation from where the upstream source came from. Typically this would be a
Note: Source is migrated with '"$old || $older ;"' and with:
- $old => "- Upstream-Source"
- $older => "- Original-Source-Location"
DisclaimerThis field can be used in the case of non-free and contrib packages (see [Policy 12.5]( www.debian.org/doc/debian-policy/ch-docs.html#s-copyrightfile Optional. Type string.
CommentThis field can provide additional information. For example, it might quote an e-mail from upstream justifying why the license is acceptable to the main archive, or an explanation of how this version of the package has been forked from a version known to be DFSG-free, even though the current upstream version is not. Optional. Type string.
Note: Comment is migrated with '$old' and with:
- $old => "- X-Comment"
CopyrightCopyright information for the package as a whole, which may be different or simplified from a combination of all the per-file copyright information. See also Copyright below in the Files paragraph section. Optional. Type string.
FilesPatterns indicating files having the same license and sharing copyright holders. See files pattern documentation <www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/#files-field> for details. Optional. Type hash of node of class Dpkg::Copyright::Content .
Files-ExcludedWhite space separated list of file patterns to exclude from the package. This field is only used by uscan. Example: "*/Makefile.in aclocal.m4". See also UscanEnhancements <wiki.debian.org/UscanEnhancements> and the files pattern documentation <www.debian.org/doc/packaging-manuals/copyright-format/1.0/#files-field>. Optional. Type string.
Global-LicenseOptional. Type node of class Dpkg::Copyright::GlobalLicense .
Format-SpecificationDeprecated Optional. Type uniline.
NameDeprecated Optional. Type uniline.
MaintainerLine(s) containing the preferred address(es) to reach current upstream maintainer(s). May be free-form text, but by convention will usually be written as a list of
Upstream-MaintainerDeprecated Optional. Type list of uniline.
Note: Upstream-Maintainer values are migrated from '- Maintainer'
Upstream-SourceDeprecated Optional. Type string.
Original-Source-LocationDeprecated Optional. Type string.
LicenseOptional. Type hash of node of class Dpkg::Copyright::LicenseSpec .
X-CommentDeprecated Optional. Type string.
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