[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: Bug#40937: omniorb: Freeness?

Brent Fulgham wrote:
> > What is the relationship between the development portions and 
> > the rest?
> > Is it possible to compile the free parts without using any 
> > non-free parts?
> > 
> No -- I think that many of the libraries link against Skeletons
> created by the IDL compiler.
> You can't create new CORBA objects without the IDL compiler.  You
> can use existing objects created by someone else as long as you have
> the libraries (which are LGPL'd) in your possession.

Does this include the components of the omniorb package?  If so, it
should not go in main, but in contrib.  Technically you could place
omniorb-doc in main, but I don't see the point of that if the rest
if in non-free or contrib; it would be best to keep the packages

Richard Braakman

Reply to: