Re: zip dependency for riscpc install archive
Adam Di Carlo wrote on Wed Nov 28, 2001 um 08:09:35PM:
> > Why's it illegal to use programs from non-US for this kind of thing?
> > I don't really understand why zip is in non-US in the first place,
> > is that some kind of patent issue?
> See above. Zip is in non-US/main because it's compiled with crypto options.
If that is the only problem, did nobody try convince the zip maintainer
to provide a non-non-US-compliant version? Just a spin-off, without
crypto and probably reduced in features, only to fit the needs of BF
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