Re: How long is it acceptable to leave *undistributable* files in the kernel package?
@ 18/06/2004 10:39 : wrote Dave Howe :
At what point does the unpackager/installer become an
interdependency? most installers come in three forms 1) a archive
containing the product, and a uncompactor capable of extracting the
files from the archive, and correctly placing them (possibly under
the control of a script embedded in the archive) 2) an archive
containing the product *bonded with* the uncompactor as above 3) a
I have been arguing that such bonding is "mere aggregation" (makes an
anthology and not a derivative)
compiler which takes a "how to install this product" script, a bunch
of product files, and makes an executable out of them.