setup: built-in tar

Eric Christopher echristo@cygnus.com
Tue May 23 11:26:00 GMT 2000


"Parker, Ron" wrote:
> 
> > * tar and gzip are GPL; we have to ship the sources for them with
> >   every setup.exe.
> 
> If I remember my GPL correctly all you have to do is make the sources
> available.  Posting them on the same server in a reasonably conspicuous
> location meets this requirement.
> 

Yes, however, they should be in the same directory.  Preferably just
shipping them along with the install is preferable.  Keeping some old
set of sources around is just a pain.

-eric


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