[Mageia-dev] Repository question: where do we put non-free+tainted RPMs?
misc at zarb.org
Tue Mar 15 21:30:05 CET 2011
Le mardi 15 mars 2011 à 20:34 +0100, Tux99 a écrit :
> Quote: Michael Scherer wrote on Tue, 15 March 2011 20:21
> > Because some people do not care about patents and using tainted stuff,
> > but do care about free licenses and do care about what it bring to
> > them.
> > I do. Stormi do ( or seems to do ). And I think that given we decided
> > to
> > split PLF for that precise reason, there is more than 2 of us to care.
> > > Putting tainted packages in nonfree just causes more confusion
> > > IMHO.
> > As much as the reverse, it all depends on what you tell to people
> > about
> > the repository, what they expect and what you prefer to highlight.
> That's exactly why I suggested earlier in this thread that we need an
> additional repo for 'tainted+non-free' packages, that's the only solution
> that would satisfy every preference people might have and at the same time
> make things clear for everyone (packagers, mirror maintainers, users).
Instead of moving stuff in non-free, you move them in non-free +
tainted. That just bring more headaches, and more complexity.
That's not a solution.
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