Re: Packaging free software with non-free data files
On Mon, Oct 18, 2010 at 07:18, Paul Wise <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
(sorry about the CC, my mail client was a little too smart) :)
>> The package is pyfa , a fitting assistant for EVE Online. Their
>> latest download URL that I managed to find that actually contains some
>> sort of license information  is rather old, from 2006. I guess I'll
>> contact them to ask whether the information is still accurate.
>>  http://pyfa.sourceforge.net/
>>  http://www.eveonline.com/devblog.asp?a=blog&bid=246
> Looks like the package will need to go to contrib anyway since it will
> need to depend on the non-free rar program to extract the data from
> those files. Or does the most recent data use a different container
It seems pyfa upstream repackaged the original data files into tar.bz2
archives, so it should be fine without unrar.
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