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Re: Moving packages over to new module

From: Ricardo Wurmus
Subject: Re: Moving packages over to new module
Date: Thu, 22 Feb 2018 10:57:06 +0100
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Hi Rutger,

> I've added a new (gnu packages emulators) module. As a result a few
> existing packages from (gnu packages games) should be moved over.
> At first glance, this includes:
> desmume
> dosbox
> emulation-station
> higan
> mgba
> mupen64plus*
> nestopia-ue
> retroarch

Looks good to me.

> I'm a little unsure about how to handle the existing copyright notices
> however. What's the usual procedure for moving packages over?

We need to move the copyright notices as well.  For that I usually look
at the git log for the packages that should be moved.  Since we’re using
predictable commit messages this can easily be grep’ed from the git log.


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