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Re: update messages

On Sat, Dec 30, 2006 at 11:37:01PM +0100, Sven Arvidsson wrote:
> > So what puzzles me is why it is no longer in 'non-free', and if
> > it was removed because of some objection to the licensing terms,
> > surely there should be something documenting this??
> Are you quite sure it was in the official Debian archives? I can only
> find it in the non-free section on debian-unofficial.org, and the
> package name seems to match.
> http://ftp.debian-unofficial.org/debian/pool/non-free/x/xv/
> I also found this old bug from 2001, dealing with removing xv from the
> archive as distribution of modified binaries is prohibited.
> http://bugs.debian.org/cgi-bin/bugreport.cgi?bug=98215

If so then I forgot to make a note of it, but I suppose in all the
excitement of the initial install that is possible.

Is there any way to check the origin of an deb archive in my

Digby R. S. Tarvin                                          digbyt(at)digbyt.com

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