[arch-dev-public] Fixing licenses / sources

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Fri Mar 13 15:56:38 EDT 2009

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.

Sure go ahead. I created for each of us a TODO list. Either cut n'
paste the packages you want to do or write what letter you are doing.
I was thinking going with letters too. This will be more convenient
for us.

If other devs want to help out, they can always add a TODO list for themselves.

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