Bug#607598: visualboyadvance: 2xSaImmx.asm only allows for *non commercial* use

Karl Goetz karl at kgoetz.id.au
Wed Dec 29 11:13:54 UTC 2010

On Tue, 28 Dec 2010 20:28:41 +0100
Julien Cristau <jcristau at debian.org> wrote:

> On Mon, Dec 20, 2010 at 13:38:58 +1030, Karl Goetz wrote:

> > visualboyadvance in debian contains a file which lacks commercial
> > distribution rights [1]. Since this isn't granted by default, we
> > need a new licence or the file removed (or the package moved into
> > non-free, but that seems a bit extreme).
> > 
> Did you try contacting upstream, or the author of this file?
> I guess worst case we can drop this file and drop the optimisation on
> i386 by building with --without-mmx.
> Cheers,
> Julien

Hi Julian,
I've not contacted upstream, but i am working on a new package.

Karl Goetz, (Kamping_Kaiser / VK5FOSS)
Debian contributor / gNewSense Maintainer
No, I won't join your social networking group
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