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Re: [opensuse-packaging] A doubt about java rpms
  • From: Christoph Thiel <cthiel@xxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sun, 20 Nov 2005 20:35:30 +0100 (CET)
  • Message-id: <Pine.LNX.4.63.0511202033460.21800@xxxxxxxxxxxx>
On Sun, 20 Nov 2005, Guillermo Ballester Valor wrote:

> > You need a written permission from Sun to publish them, yes.
>
> Just curious. And what about a script that ask user to download the
> proper *.bin files from sun.com site, and use modified suse spec file to
> make the rpms?. User then could install its own rpms. Would this be
> legal?.

That would be the approach of the jpackage project
[http://www.jpackage.org/], if I get it right. Let's not try to duplicate
their effort.


Regards
Christoph

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