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Re: Packages RFC



Le dim 26/10/2003 à 21:58, rhldevel assursys co uk a écrit :
> On Sun, 26 Oct 2003, Konstantin Riabitsev wrote:
> 
> > On Sun, 2003-10-26 at 12:21, Jos Vos wrote:
> > > > I doubt qmail is of interest to Fedora, but what about the others? Want
> > > > them passed on?
> > > 
> > > Qmail has a non-Open Source license.
> > 
> > Allow me to add to that. The Qmail license strictly prohibits
> > distribution of modified sources, and the same goes for binaries.
> 
> I believe that Debian works around this by distributing the equivalent of a
> src.rpm that wget's the qmail source as part of the build process.

Then just redistribute a src.rpm or even a nosrc.rpm only.

Automated remote download during build process is plain ugly (and
dangerous).

Cheers,

-- 
Nicolas Mailhot

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