[arch-dev-public] Plex Media Server in [community]

Allan McRae allan at archlinux.org
Tue Oct 14 10:50:09 UTC 2014

On 14/10/14 19:49, Maxime Gauduin wrote:
> Hi all,
> I'm thinking of pushing the widely used Plex Media Server in [community].
> It is closed source and Plex only provides binaries for Ubuntu, Fedora and
> CentOS, but they've already allowed Arch Linux ARM to redistribute it [1]
> as long as it was clear that the package came without any warranty from
> them. Besides Plex' devs are already aware that I'm packaging Plex Home
> Theater (which is open source) [2] so there won't be any problem on their
> end.
> I modified the plexmediaserver package from AUR, added proper user
> management and included plex' terms of service (closest thing to a license
> I found), so we should be golden. Files are available here [3].
> Any objection?

Given it is a binary source, I see no real advantage to adding it to the


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