Re: Packaging a library that requires cross-compiled code
Vincent Danjean <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Julien BLACHE wrote:
>> Shachar Shemesh <email@example.com> wrote:
>>> I think we need a change in policy for handling cases where free
>>> software requires free software in order to compile which is, non the
>>> less, non buildable on the same platform.
>> It exists already, it's called the contrib section of the archive.
> No. The contrib section is for free software that requires non-free software.
Examples of packages which would be included in contrib are:
* free packages which require contrib, non-free packages or
packages which are not in our archive at all for compilation
or execution, and
> However, all is free software in this thread. The problem does not come
> from the license but from the difficulty to setup a correct build environment
> (due to cross compilation to another architecture or another platform)
Yeah, right, seems to fit.
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