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Re: Full Licence field



Panu Matilainen wrote:

> Making %license use in spec saner is somewhat more complicated (due to
> the funny little historical issues listed above). I take it you'd like
> it to behave exactly like %doc, like
> 
> %files
> %doc README NEWS ChangeLog
> %license COPYING
> %{_bindir}/*
> 
> ...which would place COPYING into the default docdir, but with the
> license attribute set. Right?

This would require rebuilding all the packages. Perhaps it is more
useful to look at a centralized system policy (overridable) that
automatically tags particular files as licenses by applying heuristics.
Eliminate the %files section instead of adding more to it.

Rahul


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