Packaging xnview for distribution

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Packaging xnview for distribution

Postby WDef » Tue Aug 29, 2006 10:46 am

I've packaged the xnview binaries in a .uci extension for Damn Small Linux (free linux distribution), and I wish to send it to the dsl testing repository for users to download. It contains the license documentation verbatim and will explicitly state in the info file that the program is freeware for non-commercial or education use only etc.

While I see from http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?t=4718&highlight=distribute
that it appears to be ok to distribute xnview with a free linux distribution, and this amounts to the same thing, I still thought it best to ask permission.

So, is this ok?

PS: Thanks very much for this excellent software.
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Re: Packaging xnview for distribution

Postby xnview » Wed Aug 30, 2006 8:08 am

WDef wrote:I've packaged the xnview binaries in a .uci extension for Damn Small Linux (free linux distribution), and I wish to send it to the dsl testing repository for users to download. It contains the license documentation verbatim and will explicitly state in the info file that the program is freeware for non-commercial or education use only etc.

While I see from http://newsgroup.xnview.com/viewtopic.php?t=4718&highlight=distribute
that it appears to be ok to distribute xnview with a free linux distribution, and this amounts to the same thing, I still thought it best to ask permission.

So, is this ok?

PS: Thanks very much for this excellent software.

Yes, no problem...
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Postby WDef » Wed Aug 30, 2006 12:50 pm

Thanks! I think DSL'ers will love this program.
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Postby WDef » Wed Sep 20, 2006 6:55 pm

xnview.uci for DamnSmallLinux can now be downloaded from http://distro.ibiblio.org/pub/linux/distributions/damnsmall/mydsl/testing/

If it proves to be ok it'll eventually be moved to dsl's main repo.

If you use DamnSmallLinux, please test - report any issues to the dsl forum 1st.
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