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Re: Debian violates GPL?

On Sat, Dec 19, 1998 at 05:54:38PM -0600, Rob Browning wrote:
> John Goerzen <jgoerzen@complete.org> writes:
> > I'd like you to tell me how orig.tar.gz isn't binary.
> Easy, Manoj's scripts archive the untarred orig tree, and each new
> upstream release gets checked on this same CVS branch with a new tag.

I'm not sure how much difference this makes, but a number of packages
do include binaries in the upstream source. (In particular, cruft has
done this in the past by mistake, and distributed-net-pproxy doesn't
have sources (it's non-free))


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