On Fri, 2017-05-05 at 20:27 +0100, Sam Kuper wrote: > On 05/05/2017, Ben Hutchings <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote: > > On Fri, 2017-05-05 at 19:50 +0100, Sam Kuper wrote: > > > 1. Move ZFS *source* into "main". Would this be possible without > > > compromising Debian's "obviously prudent" arrangement? Should I CC > > > debian-legal? > > > > This will not happen. > > Forgive my ignorance, but why will it not happen? The legal status of ZFSonLinux was discussed by the FTP team and DPL over a long period, with input from legal counsel, resulting in a decision to put it in the 'contrib' section. That decision is unlikely to be revisited soon. [...] > If it can't be disabled, then let me rephrase my earlier question. > Does Debian distribute a Debian Installer that will install only > DFSG-compliant software, to which the facility to compile and run ZFS > could in principle be added? (After all, everything in "contrib" is > DFSG-compliant, including the ZFS-related packages.) If so, please > could you provide me with a link to it? [...] ZFSonLinux binaries are non-free. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings The program is absolutely right; therefore, the computer must be wrong.
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