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Re: [opensuse-packaging] How to proceed when upstream bundles prohibited sofware
In article <51B857C9.5060808@xxxxxxx>, Ludwig Nussel
<ludwig.nussel@xxxxxxx> writes:

Ludwig> It might be sufficient to put an rm -r in the spec file and
Ludwig> clearly document there that with this you are removing the
Ludwig> offending code so there is absolutely no way for it to end
Ludwig> up in the binary package. As additional safeguard you could
Ludwig> also add some additional grepping on the binaries after make
Ludwig> install and fail the build if the offending code somehow
Ludwig> sneaked in nevertheless. With those measurements it might be
Ludwig> acceptable for legal while still adhering to the pristine
Ludwig> source principle.

This approach makes more sense, though I will get clarification from
legal if they are happy with this approach.


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