[arch-dev-public] Definition of non-free for repo-reorg

Paul Mattal paul at mattal.com
Thu Jul 12 12:43:48 EDT 2007

Jürgen Hötzel wrote:
> Featuritis. Another pacman feature, that should not be part of a simple lightweight
> package manager.  

License issues do need to be handled somewhere. I think we've 
already chosen to handle them in pacman, by putting all that 
information into packages.

We could separate this out into a separate binary that uses libalpm 
and acts as a wrapper around real pacman, I suppose, if that would 
make people feel better. That seems to me like even more complexity 
for a fairly lightweight feature.

- P

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