[arch-dev-public] Additional Package ISOs

Roman Kyrylych roman.kyrylych at gmail.com
Fri Sep 28 12:39:59 EDT 2007

2007/9/28, Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>:
> Yeah, see. Jason (and Dan, earlier) has the right of it here. I think
> this is (again) blown out of proportion. We all know there are license
> issues with some packages. That's the way this works.
> So how do we solve this? We *explicitly* list packages that should be
> installed. It's no different if someone creates a "nonfree" repo
> (which we don't want to do) - they are still listing packages they are
> allowing.
> The simplest way to "list packages" like this? A text file. We don't
> need web interfaces. We don't need java tools. We don't need this
> crap.
> We need a text file.
> This isn't rocket surgery here. We're not trying to solve complex
> license issues. We're trying to make a list of packages we want to
> distribute.

I think it is _much_ easier to create a list of packages we _don't_
want to distribute. ;-P
So we can ship everything except those in that list.

Roman Kyrylych (Роман Кирилич)

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