[arch-dev-public] Fixing licenses / sources

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Apr 22 15:35:25 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 11:18 AM, Phil Dillon-Thiselton
<dibblethewrecker at gmail.com> wrote:
> 2009/4/19 Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>:
>> On Fri, Mar 13, 2009 at 4:08 AM, Phil Dillon-Thiselton
>> <dibblethewrecker at gmail.com> wrote:
>>> 2009/3/13 Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com>:
>>>> Thanks.
>>>> I've made a list of packages with missing licenses.  I still found the
>>>> errors.txt too cluttered (list packages with non-(L)GPL license and
>>>> for both arches) so I just used the abs tree on x86_64.  Some
>>>> i686-only packages might be missing but I'll add them later as there's
>>>> plenty to do for now.  The list :
>>>> http://wiki.archlinux.org/index.php/User:Snowman/License_Rebuild_TODO
>>>> Just add your name beside the packages you plan to do. Better take a
>>>> dozen or so at a time.  Once they're done, remove them from the list.
>>>> If they cause problems (soname bump, doesn't build/work, etc), skip
>>>> them and replace your name with a note explaning the problem. You can
>>>> try to find a patch or a fix but don't spend too much time on that.
>>>> Better focus on the easy ones for now. We'll deal with the problematic
>>>> ones later.
>>>> Eric
>>> Can I just take t* for starters, please?  That's about 13 pkgs and
>>> seems as a good a set as any.
>> Did you had time to fix these?  Apart for some exceptions, only the
>> t's and the v-z's are remaining.
> Hello!
> Sorry, I have been completely unavailable due to an unplanned and
> sudden loss of job situation!  Obviously this couldn't have come at a
> worse time as I was just settling back in!
> Are all the t's still need to be done?
> Epic fail on my part I know but I did manage to keep my job.  So, not all bad!

I'm glad that you kept your job. :)

As for the t's they are all yours. I've been busy doing the other
letters.  However, you might want to check if someone else has rebuild
the packages (because of an update, bug fix) since I created the list.

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