On Fri, 30 Jun 2006 08:19:17 -0400 Ben Korvemaker wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 30, 2006 at 03:50:54PM +0400, Boris Samorodov wrote:


> > We use linux libraries and as to GPL we should have sources together

^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^ ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > with binaries. It was agreed that the best be can do -- to download

^^^^^^^^^^^^^
> > sources to those servers which have binary distfiles to
> > distribute. Thus those sources are downloading only when
> > PACKAGE_BUIULDING=YES is defined -- mainly for the FreeBSD package
> > building cluster.
> >
> > So when a standard user installs linux-xorg-libs from port or from
> > package (s)he doesn't get the sources.


> Make sense.


> > Fedora Core 4 has many xorg-libraries splitted functionally, but has
> > only one big file for the sources. :-(
> >
> > To avoid the sources fetching you may apply the next patch to
> > ports/Mk/bsd.linux-rpm.mk:


> Is the current situation likely to change? Or will I have to keep


No (look at the undelined text). We should do it to be
GPL-compatible. BTW, there are some ports marked as BROKEN because
they don't fetch GPLed linux sources...

> that patched? (and won't that patch get blown away every time i cvsup?)


Cvsup will overwrite the patch.


WBR
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Boris B. Samorodov, Research Engineer
InPharmTech Co, http://www.ipt.ru
Telephone & Internet Service Provider
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