Subject: Re: Packages and restricted Source archives
To: Martin J. Laubach <>
From: Julian Assange <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 10/23/1999 13:13:04
"Martin J. Laubach" <> writes:

>   I see more and more software that requires one to jump
> through some kind of hoops to get the source archive. This
> ranges from sending a mail "I accept" somewhere, filling out
> forms, etc. before one can download the archive.
>   What is the best way to packetize those? Replace the
> do-fetch target with "echo 'Download them yourself'"? Or do
> we have other mechanisms in place for that kind of situation?
> 	mjl

Have the pkg fill it out for you. Make sure you include the