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Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases

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Christian Walde
January 24, 2012 10:37
Re: Reaction to Redhat/Fedora modified releases
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On Tue, 24 Jan 2012 18:54:04 +0100, Jerome Quelin <> wrote:

> - dual-life with scripts: i have the following options:
>     . use alternatives: pita to repackage
>     . append $VERSION to scripts in perl-Module-FooBar: may break new
>       scripts, and also can have the same licensing problem you're
>       pointing
>     . remove from perl rpm: licensing problem you're pointing out.

Why not change the package mechanism so it becomes possible to mark packages that distribute permitted alternatives to a file in a package?

With regards,
Christian Walde

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