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Re: Rethinking tensorflow build (taking shortcuts)

Enrico Zini, le ven. 04 oct. 2019 18:33:44 +0200, a ecrit:
> On Fri, Oct 04, 2019 at 06:25:21PM +0200, Samuel Thibault wrote:
> > Interesting :) But then if one wants to add some files to the software,
> > which changes the dependencies, are we able to insert it correctly in
> > the build process? Being able to change the set of files to be built is
> > part of being able to modify the software, for it to be free :/
> My understanding is that the preferred source of modification will still
> be shipped, only with the addition of the preprocessed build
> instructions, to remove the need free software that is not in Debian.
> If someone wants to add things to the software that change the
> dependency, I understand, one can regenerate the build trace with the
> build system that upstream uses (which is free software), and things
> keep working.

Being free software doesn't matter here if it's not available in
Debian. This fails the Desert Island test with only a set of Debian CDs
at hand.


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