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Re: [GNU-linux-libre] dyne:bolic 3.0 beta1 - comments welcome!

From: Nicolás Reynolds
Subject: Re: [GNU-linux-libre] dyne:bolic 3.0 beta1 - comments welcome!
Date: Fri, 17 Jun 2011 17:01:57 -0300
User-agent: Mutt/1.5.21 (2010-09-15)

El 17/06/11 08:59, Sam Geeraerts dijo:
> Jose E. Marchesi wrote:
> >    Our script [1] for the Debian based gNewSense version may be of
> >    interest. It comes down to creating a full mirror and then deleting
> >    all blacklisted packages.
> >
> >Would be very good to summarize all the existing solutions for scanning
> >non-free software, and then to try to build a common database.
> You mean like page on LibrePlanet with links to every script/tool and
> a short summary of how it works (like I did above)?
> >It looks like this is one of those cases where the same work is
> >repeated again and again and again...
> It's true that we (well, I at least) should look more at what's going
> on in other (free) distros [1]. On the other hand, various distros
> use different package formats and package/repo tools, so (as Karl
> already said) a one size fits all (or even some) solution is hard.
> Perhaps the AppStream project [2] (e.g. debtags and Xapian indexing)
> and distromatch [3] can make it easier to work together in this area.
> I haven't looked at them in much detail yet.

I believe most package names match between distros...

Nicolás Reynolds,
gnu/linux user #455044

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