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Re: BOINC packaging

>>>>> "Anthony" == Anthony DeRobertis <asd@suespammers.org> writes:
    Anthony> On Dec 27, 2003, at 01:06, Karl Chen wrote:
    >> Current BOINC applications (SETI@home, Astropulse - of
    >> which I am a developer) are GPL but are not of much use
    >> without BOINC.  Would they go in 'contrib' for now?
    Anthony> If they are linked against BOINC, they will need GPL
    Anthony> exception clauses, or they can't be distributed at
    Anthony> all. If you can add that, then they can go in contrib
    Anthony> (and boinc in non-free).

The BOINC core client and SETI@home and Astropulse are all
separate executables.  But there is a small BOINC API library that
SETI@home and Astropulse each link against.  Is that OK?

    Anthony> This is really an appropriate topic for the
    Anthony> debian-legal mailing list.

Sorry; thanks for redirecting me.

Karl 2003-12-31 19:28

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