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Bug 337967 - app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-xlibs: move x11-libs/openmotif to a separate package due license "issues"
Summary: app-emulation/emul-linux-x86-xlibs: move x11-libs/openmotif to a separate pac...
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Library (show other bugs)
Hardware: AMD64 Linux
: High enhancement (vote)
Assignee: AMD64 Project
Depends on:
Blocks: 340249
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Reported: 2010-09-18 17:52 UTC by Ulrich Müller
Modified: 2011-01-30 11:19 UTC (History)
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Description Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2010-09-18 17:52:43 UTC
I wonder if the libraries that aren't free software (namely libXm, libMrm, libUil) should be split off to a separate package like emul-linux-x86-motif?

Not all users may like to install a non-free package, and only few of the reverse dependencies require Motif.
Comment 1 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2010-09-18 18:10:23 UTC
Will try to look at this for the next emul set, I didn't know some users didn't like their licenses :-/
Comment 2 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2010-09-18 20:22:53 UTC
> I didn't know some users didn't like their licenses :-/

If users have ACCEPT_LICENSE="-* @FREE" in their make.conf then they can't install the package without adding it to their package.license file.

I've done a quick scan over the reverse dependencies of emul-linux-x86-xlibs, and I could only find net-misc/icaclient as a package that requires the Motif libraries. Not sure if there are any others.

Comment 3 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2010-10-13 19:57:50 UTC
Package openmotif-compat has been last-rited.
All OpenMotif libs are in x11-libs/openmotif now:
- SLOT 2.2 for soname 3
- SLOT 0   for soname 4
Comment 4 Pacho Ramos gentoo-dev 2011-01-30 11:19:36 UTC
Fixed in 20110129