Thilo Six T.Six at gmx.de
Mon Feb 11 18:53:14 GMT 2008

Matt Zimmerman wrote the following on 11.02.2008 15:37

> On Mon, Feb 11, 2008 at 08:20:31PM +0800, shadowkernel wrote:
>> I prefer to use the non-free version, because it supports better. 
>> However, some people like rms may use free software only. I recommend 
>> include it.
> Regardless of what those people think, we have a clear and consistent policy
> for licensing in Ubuntu, which is one of the founding documents of the
> project:
> http://www.ubuntu.com/community/ubuntustory/licensing
> It explains that by default, Ubuntu, with one exception (drivers), includes
> only software which is free (according to our guidelines).

$ aptitude show p7zip-rar | grep "extract RAR"
 p7zip-rar provides a module for p7zip-full to make 7z able to extract RAR


$ aptitude show p7zip-rar | grep Size:
Uncompressed Size: 160k
Compressed Size: 48.5k
$ aptitude show p7zip-full | grep Size:
Uncompressed Size: 3076k
Compressed Size: 1180k

if i understand correctly p7zip could be shipped instead?

The binary naming problem still exists.

bye Thilo

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