notice: module dictionaries converted to gbuild

David Tardon dtardon at
Sun Aug 12 23:44:36 PDT 2012


On Thu, Aug 09, 2012 at 06:41:50PM +0200, Andras Timar wrote:
> Hi David,
> 2012/8/7 David Tardon <dtardon at>
> > Hi all,
> >
> > this is just an announce that I have converted dictionaries to gbuild on
> > branch feature/gbuild_dictionaries. I am not looking for testers this
> > time, because there is no platform-dependent stuff there :-) I am just
> > going to run a couple more rebuilds to ensure there are no missing deps
> > and then push it into master.
> >
> > When testing the conversion--I wrote a script to compare the old and new
> > content of all the dictionaries--I have identified several files that
> > have not been packed into the extensions previously and I wonder if
> > perhaps they should be. Anyone has any opinion? The list is here:
> >
> I think they were left out by mistake. On the other hand I wonder if we
> could omit multiple instances GPL/LGPL text from bundled dictionary
> packages, while we have a central LICENSE.odt covering for the
> dictionaries, too.

Do you mean we should put in the standard LICENSE text like the "normal"
extensions do? Or not even that?


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