[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Meaning of `source code'

On Mon, 3 Nov 1997, Ian Jackson wrote:

> Juan Cespedes <cespedes@debian.org>
> >         So, if I write a program which needs a non-free compiler to be
> > built, that program _cannot be free_ according to the GPL.  But do we
> > consider it free?
> No, we do not.  We're even stricter - you have to be able to built it
> using packages in the Debian main distribution.

	Then, AFAIK, `dpkg' shouldn't be in the Debian main
distribution.  I think it needs a libtool from the GNU sources which
is not in Debian yet.  Am I wrong here?

Juan Cespedes

TO UNSUBSCRIBE FROM THIS MAILING LIST: e-mail the word "unsubscribe" to
debian-devel-request@lists.debian.org . 
Trouble?  e-mail to templin@bucknell.edu .

Reply to: