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Re: Packaging Starplot and related data files



On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 19:45 +0100, Hans de Goede wrote:
> Tom "spot" Callaway wrote:
> > On Sun, 2007-11-25 at 22:27 +0530, Debarshi 'Rishi' Ray wrote:
> >>> Like you said, the modified .star files can't be distributed, but the
> >>> ADC data files are fine to package as is, under the "Redistributable, no
> >>> modification permitted".
> >> Does this mean I can have a package whose spec file generates the
> >> .star file from the catalog, so that installing starplot-gliese3
> >> directly provides the .star file? (I think 'no'.)
> > 
> > No, because we'd be distributing the .star files in that scenario.
> > 
> 
> What about a %post generating them under /var/lib ? I know this ain't pretty 
> but I think it would solve the license issue.

Hmm, normally I'm against this, but if they were ghosted in the %files,
the package would "own" them, and we wouldn't actually be distributing
them.

~spot


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