[packagekit] license handling
patrys at pld-linux.org
Thu Apr 3 06:56:43 PDT 2008
On Thu, Apr 3, 2008 at 3:50 PM, Jesse Keating <jkeating at redhat.com> wrote:
> On Thu, 2008-04-03 at 15:47 +0200, Stanislav Visnovsky wrote:
> > In openSUSE, we are obliged to show the license at the installation time of
> > package. So this is a real issue for us.
> Is that even correct though, legal wise? If I the admin for a system
> install software and accept the license, then a multitude of users use
> the software, have they also accepted the license? One would think not.
> On the Red Hat / Fedora side, we're extremely opposed to any sort of
> interactive package installation. All package installations must be
> automatable and that throws out any accepting of licenses during the
Same for PLD Linux. There are some packages like adobe-flash or
fonts-microsoft that pose problems when distributing but we only ship
installer packages for these that allow the user to build and install
the RPM locally.
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