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Re: Mplayer and SmartOS

* On 2016-11-30 at 15:07 GMT, Jesus Cea wrote:

> On 30/11/16 08:53, Jonathan Perkin wrote:
> > mplayer is not allowed to be redistributed, however we continue to
> > publish any packages that were built with it so that it's easy (or at
> > least easier) for users to built those restricted packages and still
> > make use of the others, rather than having to build everything.  Same
> > goes for e.g. packages which require the Oracle JRE/JDK.
> I see. Is this something affecting every platform?.

Yes, unless that platform doesn't care about licensing issues and is
willing to risk legal action.  We do, and aren't.

> What would be the right approach then?. Building from pkgsrc?.

Yes, local builds are perfectly fine, then once you have installed the
package yourself you can continue to install binary dependencies.

Jonathan Perkin  -  Joyent, Inc.  -

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