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Re: [gNewSense-users] Update on non-free package blobwars

From: Karl Goetz
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Update on non-free package blobwars
Date: Wed, 10 Sep 2008 17:05:30 +0930

On Tue, 2008-09-09 at 22:14 -0400, Dara Adib wrote:
> On Tue, Sep 9, 2008 at 1:26 PM, Brian Kemp wrote:
> > Might as well do what they ask. :)
> I should note Debian bug 495484[1] was filed about the non-free status
> of the music and sounds. This resulted in a new version of the
> blobwars package, 1.08-dfsg-1, which removed all music and sound files
> from the upstream tarball and made a separate blobwars-data binary
> package.

If it works without the non-free stuff - cool. otherwise, its a fairly
silly split.

> I also filed a bug[2] in the Ubuntu Launchpad bug tracker about both
> of these problems: the non-free music and sound files as well as the
> statement "This game should not be added to Linux distributions or
> respositories".

Its a strange assertion - i suppose its 'protecting you from yourself'.

> [1]
> [2]
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