[fedora-astronomy] Iraf fork?

Marek Mahut mmahut at fedoraproject.org
Mon May 26 10:10:24 UTC 2008

Michaël Ughetto wrote:
> 2008/5/26 Gerald Henriksen <ghenriks at gmail.com>:
>> On Sun, 25 May 2008 22:12:39 +0200, you wrote:
>>> Sergio Pascual wrote:
>>>>> If I understood well, our better (and only ?) option if we want IRAF
>>>>> in Fedora is to push it to our trac server and work hard, right ? ( i
>>>>> do not consider the waiting solution )
>>>> Yes, that's my opinion. But I would like to hear some others.
>>> Sadly true that it's our last solution.
>> An alternative is to not include iraf in Fedora directly but instead
>> package it up for RPM Fusion (rpmfusion.org).
>> While obviously not ideal it does at least get iraf packaged for
>> Fedora, and a project to replace the non-free bits could still go
>> ahead without the pressure of getting iraf in as soon as possible.
> It looks like a good compromise. But it must be considered only as a
> *temporary* solution.

Yes, but sadly we won't be able to use it in our spin anyway due to 
licensing issues.

Marek Mahut               https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/SIGs/Astronomy/
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