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Re: RPM specfiles for commercial packages?



On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 02:15:21PM -0400, Alan Cox wrote:
> On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 08:05:59PM +0200, Jos Vos wrote:
> > On Fri, Oct 01, 2004 at 01:01:20PM -0500, Jason L Tibbitts III wrote:
> > > Is anyone else doing this?  Is there a place where we can exchange
> > > specfiles?
> > 
> > Note that the right way for "exchanging" non-free software packages
> > is to exchange nosrc.rpm files, not just spec files.
> 
> That assumes you have the right to redistribute the binary and are not
> just doing internal packaging.  Windows/XP.nosrc.rpm will get me a rude
> letter and a visit from the boys with truncheons

I wonder whether these boys will be sent from the commercial company
involved, or whether this will be a spontaneous outrage of the Linux
hacker community.

Possibly both, but the latter would hit you harder ;)
-- 
Axel.Thimm at ATrpms.net

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