This is the mail archive of the cygwin-apps mailing list for the Cygwin project.

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]
Other format: [Raw text]

Re: ITP: unrar-free 0.0.1+cvs2007112-1 (v2)

On Mar  6 16:43, Jari Aalto wrote:
> 2013-03-06 13:19 Yaakov (Cygwin/X)
> <>:
> | On Wed, 06 Mar 2013 12:28:05 +0200, Jari Aalto wrote:
> |
> | > algorhithm used in this utility. This free version can't handle some
> | > archives in the RAR 3.0+ format."
> |
> | While this would seem to be distributable[1], the question is raised
> | there about the usefulness of a v2-only decompressor where a disputable
> | number of RAR files in the wild are v3.
> I've added two programs to *-free package:
>     unrar
>     - Displays notice that the *-free version can only handle older RAR
>       archives
>     - Refers to included downloader program (see next)
>     unrar-nonfree-install
>     - installs the *-nonfree that can handle later RAR archives.

Please, no.  We don't want to go that route.  I know this is just
a script to download the version with the questionable license,
but even that script may be questionable in certain countries.

So, please, let's not do that.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat

Index Nav: [Date Index] [Subject Index] [Author Index] [Thread Index]
Message Nav: [Date Prev] [Date Next] [Thread Prev] [Thread Next]