[arch-dev-public] Fixing licenses / sources

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Wed Apr 29 20:11:31 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 22, 2009 at 3:35 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

If you have local packages/changes, could you push them to the
repo/svn? I'll be done with the rest by the end of the week. If you
don't have time to do the t's, I could do them just to get this
license rebuild over with.

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