Re: Install from .tar.gz

On Mon, 20 Aug 2007, Hans-Peter Diettrich wrote:-

David Bolt wrote:

YaST has been under the GPL for several releases. It was under its own
license upto SuSE 9.0, and was re-licensed under the GPL in SuSE 9.1.
So, when you used SuSE 9.2, it had already been open for over 6 months.

With "closed" I do not mean closed source, I mean the specific data
management, that doesn't allow to enter new packages *other* than RPM.

In that case, it's not YaST you're commenting on, but RPM. The software
installer part of YaST is just a front-end for RPM.

David Bolt

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