[arch-dev-public] Fixing licenses / sources

Eric Bélanger snowmaniscool at gmail.com
Sat May 2 14:25:44 EDT 2009

On Wed, Apr 29, 2009 at 8:11 PM, Eric Bélanger <snowmaniscool at gmail.com> wrote:
> 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.

FYI, I've started doing the t's.

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