Re: intent to remove libglide from non-free
On Sat, 10 Oct 1998 11:21:12 -0500, Zed Pobre <firstname.lastname@example.org> said:
> Provides: libglide
> Conflicts: libglide, libglide-voodoo2, libglide-voodoorush
> Provides: libglide
> Conflicts: libglide, libglide-voodoo, libglide-voodoorush
> Provides: libglide
> Conflicts: libglide, libglide-voodoo, libglide-voodoo2
I had started to implement it this way before I sent my previous message,
but I ran into problems. (BTW, aren't those Conflicts lines redundant?
I'd have thought `Conflicts: libglide' would be equivalent with the ones
I actually had worked through some of the problems and continued with
the package as I was responding to your message when I found that
they'd changed the distribution terms. The license the software now
comes with doesn't allow anybody to distribute it at all (except for
3dfx, of course). The license is attached.
I could write them to try to get them to change that, but I frankly do
not want to deal with it. I wish I'd never taken on these non-free
packages. If nobody wants to take up this torch I'm going to suggest
the existing package be dropped from the distribution. If anybody
_does_ want to try to deal with this, please let me know.
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