Guidance about binary / data files for JTREG tests
fweimer at redhat.com
Wed Apr 30 10:54:01 UTC 2014
On 04/29/2014 02:35 PM, Alan Bateman wrote:
> The other thing that came up previously is distributions that have a
> policy of not allowing binary files. If I'm not mistake then they are
> deleted by downstream patches, which in this case would lead to a test
Debian and Fedora are concerned with binary files which have closed
source files. These are stripped when noticed. There is no
indiscriminate deletion of binary files during the packaging process.
The Debian packaging tools had a problem with shipping binary data in
local changes, but that's history now.
Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team
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