Bug#594940: Includes binary-only and obfuscated C code
On Sat, 2010-11-06 at 10:48 +0100, Petr Salinger wrote:
> > For the remainder of the files, whilst we may consider granting a
> > squeeze-ignore tag, we would like to come to an agreement as to how we
> > can resolve these issues in the medium term. We appreciate that the BSD
> > kernel has not received the same level of upstream attention that the
> > Linux kernel has in recent years in terms of ensuring that all content
> > is freely distributable. We believe that working with them on these
> > issues can only be of benefit for free software, and would help to move
> > the kfreebsd-* architectures from "technology previews" towards fully
> > supported stable releases with everything we have to come to expect from
> > the Linux architectures.
> Now we have to somehow prune current source tree and disable some
> modules. Could we get squeeze-ignore tag for some of the affected
> files or is it necessary to prune all affected files ?
Ben's original lists included some files which we don't appear to be
able to distribute at all. If his analysis is correct then those files
at least would need to be removed rather than ignored.