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Re: What can Debian do to provide complex applications to its users?

Raphael Hertzog, on lun. 19 févr. 2018 15:52:14 +0100, wrote:
> On Mon, 19 Feb 2018, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > But what if that upstream website goes down? We don't have the source
> > any more. Better at least keep a copy of the tarball.
> Sure. But as a packager, I don't want to have to do this manually. So
> one possible idea might be to extend our copyright file format. We should
> be able to put there the URL for the sources of something that has been
> embedded in the application

Or simply some debian/rules lines, so that it's at the time of the
packaging? (like the common get-orig rule)