Fwd: [sldev] GPL issues....

Gareth Nelson gareth at litesim.com
Fri Aug 15 17:40:19 PDT 2008


Keep doing this, silly gmail......
---------- Forwarded message ----------
From: Gareth Nelson <gareth at litesim.com>
Date: Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 1:36 AM
Subject: Re: [sldev] GPL issues....
To: Celierra Darling <Celierra at gmail.com>


Downloading each individual patch, decompressing it and applying it.
One could code a script to do it, but of course that would be a script
"used for compilation and installation" and we shouldn't have to code
one seperately

On Sat, Aug 16, 2008 at 1:20 AM, Celierra Darling <Celierra at gmail.com> wrote:
> On Fri, Aug 15, 2008 at 5:38 AM, Gareth Nelson <gareth at litesim.com> wrote:
>> (he only
>> provides patches and a link to the upstream source, the job of merging
>> the patches to get the same binary build is left up to the end user).
>>
>
> How much work is left out from what is provided?  Is it a relatively
> simple matter of applying all the patches en masse (something like
> patch -p 0 < cat ../patches/*.patch), or is there a lot of manual
> conflict resolution necessary to get something that works, or
> something else?
>
> ~Cel
>


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