[packman] btsync

Sascha Peilicke speilicke at suse.com
Thu Mar 27 18:02:22 CET 2014

On Thursday 27 March 2014 17:12:25 Guido Berhoerster wrote:
> * Sascha Peilicke <speilicke at suse.com> [2014-03-27 16:18]:
> > I'm maintaining bittorrent sync in the "network" OBS project currently.
> > However, due to unclear licensing term and it being a binary-only tool,
> > it's unlikely to enter Factory. So I'm wondering which of the Pacman
> > repos (Essentials & co) would be best suited to host it instead.
> The included license refers to
> http://www.bittorrent.com/legal/terms-of-use which states in
> section 4a:
>     Any copying or redistribution of the Software is prohibited,
>     including any copying or redistribution of the Software to
>     any other server or location, redistribution or use on a
>     service bureau basis.
> So it looks like it cannot be legally hosted on either OBS or
> Packman.

Mhm, you can get packages for other distros but I would have to check how 
"official" those channels are.
With kind regards,
Sascha Peilicke
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