Re: Screw non-free.
On Fri, Mar 19, 2004 at 12:55:23PM +1000, Anthony Towns wrote:
> On Thu, Mar 18, 2004 at 09:39:50PM +0100, Adrian Bunk wrote:
> > A package was built by the maintainer for one architecture.
> > Can I be sure, that the licence allows rebuilding it on another
> > architecture?
> Not without reading the license, no. Apparently there've been packages
> like this in the past -- ie, ones that you specifically can't build on
> some architectures. No idea if there are any currently.
If support for non-free is re-affirmed, it would be a possibility to
review these licences, and to e.g. define that packages that are not
allowed to be rebuilt may not list more than one architecture in their
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