Re: ia32el package for Debian?
>>>>> On Thu, 27 Jan 2005 19:38:53 +0000, Matthew Wilcox <email@example.com> said:
Matthew> On Thu, Jan 27, 2005 at 11:16:15AM -0800, David Mosberger
>> The IA-32 Execution Layer (IA-32 EL) is available for download
>> from Intel:
>> I think the license may be liberal enough to allow for packaging
>> and distribution by Debian. This would be very helpful since
>> it's a bit of a pain to install the bits by hand.
Matthew> It certainly can't go into main, since there's no source.
Note that there are two parts: one proprietary, the other GPL. The
main thing that's needed is an /etc/init.d/ia32el that fits inside
Debian and the GPL portion configured/compiled to match the Debian
Matthew> Could it go into non-free? I'm not convinced by this bit:
Matthew> under a license agreement that has terms and conditions
Matthew> at least as restrictive as those set forth in Exhibit B,
Matthew> (Requirements for End User License Agreements)
This only talks about IA32Exec.bin. It doesn't say anything about how
the rest of the OS is distributed.