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Re: Winetricks may be inciting copyright infringement

Nick Oosterhof <nikolaas.oosterhof@unitn.it> writes:

> Winetricks is part of contrib, and the debian website states "Every
> package in contrib must comply with the DFSG." [1].
> If winetricks turns out to be DFSG incompatible (the requirement of
> having a MS Windows license suggests that is the case), maybe it
> should be moved to non-free?

winetricks is licensed under the LGPL, which is a DFSG-compatible
license. Some of the external components that can be installed using
winetricks may or may not have tricky licensing terms, but this is
perfectly acceptable for a package in contrib.


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