Re: DFSG vs Pine's legal notices: where exactly is the gotcha?
* Andrea Borgia <email@example.com> [021110 11:18]:
> TBB>Pine prohibits the distribution of modified versions.
> Fine, then ship an unmodified version. Just run configure with the
> appropriate values, pack the resulting binary and we should all be set.
Sorry, but this is no option.
> My understanding of the license is that that would be perfectly fine.
For you maybe. But not for Debian.
We can not change directories to the standard( config files to /etc,
mail-spool in /var/mail) , our packages have to
follow. We can not fix bugs or even security holes.
Just Build it your own. (I think apt-get source -b pine should still work)
If you have several computers, place it somewhere only theese can get it
(see dpkg-scanpackages, if you want to install it per apt)
Bernhard R. Link
<gEistiO> sagen wir mal...ich hab alle sourcen in /lost+found/waimea
<me> gEistiO: [...] Warum lost+found?
<gEistiO> wo haette ich es denn sonst hingeben solln?