Dapper installation notes/Stuff that needs fixing

Santiago Roza santiago.roza at thymbra.com
Wed Feb 22 14:17:32 GMT 2006

On 2/22/06, Sandis Neilands <sandisn at gmail.com> wrote:

> You probably know better, but how restricting eulas are? And another
> question - do they apply worldwide?

they are *very* restrictive, and they do apply worldwide.

> We could use wine to install those things so that user signs them,
> then use some external script that packages them in proper.deb format,
> install them in proper place, remove wine and other temporary packs.
> In fact, very similar to sun java's installation

no it's not similar to java... java has a native linux package, we're
not picking file from a windows install.

and installing a software package so mplayer can piggyback on its dlls
is *not* authorized end-user behaviour.

Santiago Roza
Departamento I+D - Thymbra
santiago.roza at thymbra.com

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