[Mageia-dev] Mageia repository sections, licenses, restrictions, firmware etc

Thierry Vignaud thierry.vignaud at gmail.com
Tue Oct 12 17:34:34 CEST 2010

On 12 October 2010 17:02, Anssi Hannula <anssi.hannula at iki.fi> wrote:
> Restrictions:
>  - packages can only depend or builddepend on packages in main itself
>  - packages need to have an open source license
>   o unwritten exception: various non-free but distributable firmware (see
>     kernel-firmware), for example radeon firmware and TG3 ethernet firmware
>     are included despite their license; the selection is arbitrary

It's not an exception. Those that as a reasonable licence go in
Those w/o a license go into non-free/release/kernel-firmware-extra

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