Debian policy manual

0.1 Abstract

This manual describes the policy requirements which must be satisfied for a package to be included in the Debian distribution. This includes details of the permissions and ownerships of files in packages and other technical requirements as well as information like the upload procedure.

0.2 Table of contents


0.3 Copyright

Copyright 1996 Ian Jackson.

This manual is free software; you may redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2, or (at your option) any later version.

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You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License with your Debian GNU/Linux system, in /usr/doc/copyright/GPL, or with the dpkg source package as the file COPYING. If not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 675 Mass Ave, Cambridge, MA 02139, USA.


Debian policy manual - Copyright 1996 Ian Jackson.
Contents; abstract.
version 2.1.2.2 (dpkg 1.4.0.5), 5 December 1996
Ian Jackson ijackson@gnu.ai.mit.edu
revised: David A. Morris bweaver@debian.org