Re: Bug#595427: wnpp: ITP: winetricks -- Quick and dirty script to download and install variousredistributable runtime libraries
2011-03-15 21:24 Austin English <email@example.com>:
> On Tue, Mar 15, 2011 at 13:52, Jari Aalto <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>> - does not depend on external programs outside of Debian.
> ...vast majority of its uses requires downloading things from outside of
> Debian, typically with a potentially non-DFSG license (Microsoft
> redistributable dlls being one of the most common).
But that does not conern Debian. The winetricks itsef is LGPL and DSFG
>> - has nothing to do with WINE package itself, so bundling it would
>> not be good. Winetricks update schedule is different from WINE.
> Actually, we're looking at making the release schedule match Wine's
> (every other Friday), to make it easier to package. That said, it's
> not a huge deal at the moment, since Debian hasn't updated Wine in
> ages (still waiting on mingw64 to build wine-gecko, last I checked,
> but I'm not intimately familiar with the situation).
If I understand correct, there are no obstacles left with proceeding with
the packaging of winetricks?