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Re: A question about bundling rpm5 with our distribution

From: Sriram Narayanan <sriram@belenix.org>
Date: Mon 06 Sep 2010 - 21:32:07 CEST
Message-ID: <AANLkTikrAm7FhKodCntYNGsCawdQPGcYN1h9HkfS0=ij@mail.gmail.com>
On Tue, Sep 7, 2010 at 12:51 AM, Jeff Johnson <n3npq@mac.com> wrote:
>
> On Sep 6, 2010, at 3:10 PM, Sriram Narayanan wrote:
>
>> Hello:
>>
>> I'm one of the team members of the Belenix Distro (www.belenix.org).
>> We are presently using the SVR4 package format, and have wanted to
>> move to a more modern day package format.
>>
>> We are very likely to use rpm5 as our package system :) We intend to
>> bundle both yum and smart, and will leave it to our users as to which
>> tool they'd like to use.
>>
>> Our question:
>> Would you be OK with us using the rpm5 package manager given that most
>> of the system libraries on our distro are CDDL licensed ?
>>
>
> All @rpm5.org code is under LGPLv2.1 which should be compatible
> with anything.
>
> If there are ANY issues, speak up and I'll try to "fix" whatever
> licensing issue there is.
>
> (aside)
> If you want someone to represent belenix @rpm5.org, with perhaps cvs
> write access, jut ask whenever.
>
> I'd rather hear about issues sooner rather than later; there's always something
> that can be done.
>
> hth

Thanks, Jeff :)

-- Sriram


>
> 73 de Jeff
>
>



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