Re: Familiar packages
On Sun, 6 Apr 2003 23:08, Richard Braakman wrote:
> On Sun, Apr 06, 2003 at 08:39:16AM +1000, Russell Coker wrote:
> > The source is available. I can give the details of the CVS etc. But
> > making the source all available with the package is rather painful
> > (someone else has done the compilation etc).
> GPL 3a requires you to "accompany [the executable] with the complete
> corresponding machine-readable source code". I don't think providing
> pointers to CVS archives fits this meaning of "accompany".
> The only other option that I can see (which AFAIK has never been used
> by Debian) is that you provide a written offer to give the source code
> (at cost) to any third party, according to 3b, and Debian distributes
> it in non-free according to 3c.
OK, this sounds like the upstream is doing something wrong then. I'll contact
them about this.
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