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Re: [gNewSense-users] Teach Me

From: Chris Andrew
Subject: Re: [gNewSense-users] Teach Me
Date: Sat, 22 Sep 2007 18:48:16 +0100


I had a similar problem with SILO (Sparc version of lilo).

With regard to your question, I would check the package for the
maintainer's details, and then email him/ her for confirmation of
details.  When I contacted the maintainer to do with SILO, it prompted
a copyright/ licence info page for the package, which had been

I also tried Sourceforge and Google, to guide me, in-case the
maintainer wasn't helpful (he was).

Hope this helps.



On 22/09/2007, Peter Rock <address@hidden> wrote:
> OK, here is a first for me. I tried to check the copyright on a
> package named "elilo-installer", but there is no copyright. I don't
> mean public domain, I mean no copyright...
> In the package
> is a readme file that says...
> "This is an empty package, whose postinst autodetects drives and
> installs elilo, which is the ia64 equivalent of LILO."
> So if this is an "empty" package, then it must be free. But what is an
> "empty" package? And how could something that is "empty" actually
> perform a task? And how should I mark it? Pardon my ignorance...
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