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RE: fwtk should be removed IMO

Didn't we have something like that for the compress package?


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>-----Original Message-----
>From:	Shaya Potter [SMTP:spotter@itd.nrl.navy.mil]
>Sent:	Friday, June 27, 1997 3:58 PM
>To:	Michael Meskes
>Cc:	'Jason Gunthorpe'; 'debian-devel@lists.debian.org'
>Subject:	RE: fwtk should be removed IMO
>On Fri, 27 Jun 1997, Michael Meskes wrote:
>> It's out of question that the software is very useful. I do use it
>> myself (the 2.0 version that is). But we must not distribute that
>> version at all. I wonder if it's a good idea to distribute the old
>> version. I'd rather have an install package for fwtk (as we have to
>> netscape) that creates a local 2.0 package if you have the sources.
>Doesn't FreeBSD have something like this, where you can download the
>pristine sources, and they provide a patch file, and you just run make,
>and you get a working version.  This type of thing, would probably good
>for debian to have too, not just for the fwtk.

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