Re: installing dpkg and apt from source
On Mon, Apr 09, 2001 at 04:28:16AM -0700, Jason Victor wrote:
> Hello! I am rigging up a UMSDOS-based distribution for
> some friends. I wanted them to be able to try Linux,
> but thought "who would like phat, peanut, or win
> linux?" So I'm starting with a tiny 10mb base system.
> i would like to install dpkg and apt and use that to
> install packages. is that possible? if so, is it
> allowed by dpkg's license?
Possible? I don't know.
Allowed? Yes: they are both licenced under the GNU General Public
Licence (see http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/gpl.html), with one tiny
public domain component.
Julian Gilbey, Dept of Maths, Queen Mary, Univ. of London
Debian GNU/Linux Developer, see http://people.debian.org/~jdg
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