Re: Electrical Engineering / IC design packages
> IC design is an area where unix is important and where for a tremendous
> amount of tools source code is available (although most of the
> commercial one are only available as binary for commercial unixes). I do
> not know any distribution (even for commercial systems), which has many
> of these free packages included.
> If Debian could offer to a preconfigured system with all these
> applications, many institutions would run Linux workstations beside the
> commercial systems, since they save the installation effort for each
> individual package.
> Is anybody thinking of debianising the major packages in this field?
I agree! But the copyright is held to the university (berkeley).
> (I did not check the copyright of each individual package, but at least
> source code is available for most of them)
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Ok, it could go to non-free. Get the software and make a debian package!!
On my harddisk i have other electronic-software (the chipmunk software), but
it's a little bit big;
5016922 Oct 3 02:33 chipmunk_1.0.orig.tar.gz and all GPL!
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