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RE: hosting hurd CD image at hurd.gnu.org

From: Jim Franklin
Subject: RE: hosting hurd CD image at hurd.gnu.org
Date: Fri, 27 Apr 2001 06:40:31 -0700

 Many thanks Marcus. Phil it's a go including the iso image at hurd.gnu.org


-----Original Message-----
From: Philip Charles [mailto:philipc@copyleft.co.nz]
Sent: Friday, April 27, 2001 5:09 AM
To: Marcus Brinkmann
Cc: Jim Franklin; bug-hurd@gnu.org; web-hurd@gnu.org; Ognyan Kulev; Jeff
Subject: Re: hosting hurd CD image at hurd.gnu.org

base14.tgz is Marcus' tarball without modification. Except for the name of


On Fri, 27 Apr 2001, Marcus Brinkmann wrote:

> On Thu, Apr 26, 2001 at 04:36:02PM -0700, Jim Franklin wrote:
> > Hi Marcus,
> >  We are hoping to include Phil Charles' hurd iso CD image at
hurd.gnu.org .
> > Could you verify for us whether or not the base14.tgz has any non-free
> > software included. Verification of this information is necessary in
order to
> > adhere to the gnu.org website guidelines. Please reply via
> > or bug-hurd@gnu.org so we have an archived reply.
> I don't know what base14.tgz is.  If it is the contetn of the tar file, it
> consists only of free software. After extracting the tar file, a list of
> copyright notices can be found in /usr/{,share}/doc/*/copyright.
> The expansion of "*" is the list of Debian packages used to produce the
> file, the version number is recorded in the first line of the
> .../*/changelog file. Alternatively, the /var/lib/dpkg/status file has a
> list of installed packages in the (internal but readable) dpkg format.
> All packages are from the Debian unstable/main software tree, which
> of only free software by definition. I have not verified each and every
> individual source file, but rely on the judgement of the respective Debian
> package maintainers to do their job. Many of them are GNU packages.
> Actually, the content of the tar file is already available at
> alpha.gnu.org. If this is not the gnu-YYYYMMDD.tar.gz file in disguise,
> needs to tell you what it contains.
> Thanks,
> Marcus
> --
> `Rhubarb is no Egyptian god.' Debian http://www.debian.org
> Marcus Brinkmann              GNU    http://www.gnu.org    marcus@gnu.org
> Marcus.Brinkmann@ruhr-uni-bochum.de
> http://www.marcus-brinkmann.de

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