[arch-dev-public] Status Report 2007-10-22
dpmcgee at gmail.com
Wed Oct 24 22:22:36 EDT 2007
On 10/24/07, Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 23:01:05 -0400
> Travis Willard <travis at archlinux.org> wrote:
> > On Mon, 22 Oct 2007 19:43:34 -0500
> > "Aaron Griffin" <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com> wrote:
> > > * License Updates
> > >
> > > Travis has provided us a list of packages that have broken or
> > > improper licenses. This stuff is becoming more and more important,
> > > so I'd like to get some supervision here as soon as possible.
> > >
> > > This looks like it's a task that pairs well with the core rebuild
> > > and extra cleanup. So, anyone participating in those tasks should
> > > keep this list in mind.
> > >
> > > Travis, would it be possible to get this list on the dev wiki? Or
> > > possibly setup as a todo list?
> > >
> > > Ref:
> > > http://archlinux.org/pipermail/arch-dev-public/2007-October/002505.html
> > Yeah, I can throw that up on the dev wiki or a todo list, I suppose.
> > I don't know how to do TODOs though - can someone walk me through it
> > please?
> > I'll update the script I have that finds these bad licenses to do
> > case-insensitive searches as well - that should knock off a few
> > that're wrongly marked "bad". Oh, I guess I'll make it accept "MIT",
> > "BSD", "Python", "zlib", and "libpng" as valid licenses, but ensure
> > those packages reference /usr/share/licenses/ in their build function,
> > since they have to install the modified version of the license.
> > I'll get a new list made up shortly, in any case, and either wikify it
> > or todo it, depending on which I know how to do by that point. ;)
> Todo list created.
I notice libarchive in the list. Whats the call here?
For this to be valid, do I need to install the license? I'm assuming
that is why.
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