[arch-dev-public] Inclusion of RAR

Giovanni Scafora giovanni at archlinux.org
Tue Jan 4 09:30:03 EST 2011

Il 03/01/2011 17:55, Ray Rashif ha scritto:
> Hi guys
> During the recent community package addition sprint I noticed someone
> mentioning rar [1], so I looked into any possible reason why it was
> never brought into the repositories (not that I personally have any
> need for it). I found none. Ubuntu appears to have had it in
> multiverse for some time already, and a quick mail to RARLAB resulted
> in a reply from Eugene Roshal stating that it's OK to redistribute if
> no files are modified.
> I have never figured out how the trial thing works for this Linux
> command-line version. It looks like a fully usable program to me that
> will last for an indefinite period.
> Is there any objection to this? The only reason I'd be adding it to
> extra is that it has 600 votes. Else, it can go to community.
> [1] http://aur.archlinux.org/packages.php?ID=20760

I think that we don't need rar in our repos

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