On 01/06/2015 05:10 AM, Miroslav Suchý wrote:
On 01/05/2015 07:19 PM, Tom Callaway wrote:
>> I would like to clarify (and put in FAQ):
>>> Can projects, which reside on Copr use rpmfusion (and generaly other
restricted repos) if:
>>> 1) it is purely runtime dependency for those packages? (IMO yes, it is
> 1) FESCo question. I'd personally prefer if copr's didn't require
> external repos.
Hmm why FESCo? IMO it is purely legal question.
Not really. The question is:
Can things in Fedora Coprs depend on third-party repositories to be
functional at runtime?
In Fedora proper, the answer is no. I would argue that the same policy
should hold for Coprs.
There is, however, no legal reason that I am aware of that a Copr could
not include a package which has a purely runtime dependency on something
in a third party repository. (The legal issues are questionable around
dynamic linking, and quite obvious around static linking, hence my
previous answers to those questions.)