Non-free tarball checked in

Toshio Kuratomi a.badger at
Tue Mar 13 16:32:42 UTC 2012

On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:21:52PM -0500, Jon Ciesla wrote:
> On Mon, Mar 12, 2012 at 12:17 PM, Mattia Verga <mattia.verga at> wrote:
> >
> > And what about for pre-built binary files contained in source that are not
> > installed in the final rpm (ex. deleted in the %setup stage)? Should the
> > source be purged from those?
> If the licensing is such that they can't be redistributed, yes.
And just to be clear for people who search the mailing list archives later:

* If the licensing is okay, the source tarball doesn't need to be repacked
  with those files excluded.
* The binaries (for a definition of binaries that includes code/executable
  content but not necessarily data) do need to be removed from the build
  environment in the %prep stage of the rpm build.

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