[RFC] 1.7 Packaging: Documentation

Christopher Faylor cgf-use-the-mailinglist-please@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 25 17:46:00 GMT 2008

On Mon, Aug 25, 2008 at 12:39:35PM -0500, Yaakov (Cygwin Ports) wrote:
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>cgf and/or Corinna, could I get your official opinion on these, so that
>I can proceed with the necessary changes to cygport trunk if agreed:
>This one gets into the legal category:
>> As for license files, do we really need to install hundreds of copies of
>> the same license?  IANAL, so does a symlink to the copy in base-files
>> suffice, or is the mere presence of the latter enough?

My linux systems have a bunch of "LICENSE*" files in /usr/share/doc.  I
think it is safer to leave them there, even though no one ever reads


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