Bug 147681 - torcs-data version 1.2.3 spec file suggestions
torcs-data version 1.2.3 spec file suggestions
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: torcs-data (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Matthias Saou
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Reported: 2005-02-10 10:36 EST by Nils Philippsen
Modified: 2007-11-30 17:11 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2005-02-24 07:32:33 EST
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spec file for version 1.2.3 of torcs-data (9.61 KB, text/plain)
2005-02-10 10:36 EST, Nils Philippsen
no flags Details
Free Art License (copied and pasted) (9.81 KB, text/plain)
2005-02-10 10:49 EST, Nils Philippsen
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Description Nils Philippsen 2005-02-10 10:36:32 EST
torcs version 1.2.3 is available, will attach a slightly enhanced spec file
which avoids inclusion of non-opensource artwork by default.
Comment 1 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-10 10:36:32 EST
Created attachment 110924 [details]
spec file for version 1.2.3 of torcs-data
Comment 2 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-10 10:38:39 EST
Note that you need to change the package release (in Release: and %changelog)
from -0.nils.1 to -1 or whatever. And I meant to write "torcs-data" in the
initial comment of course ;-).
Comment 3 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-10 10:45:50 EST
Just saw the updated torcs-data in extras-commits, perhaps a changelog entry
mentioning that you removed non-free artwork could be added? Perhaps you can
make use of the macros I did in the spec file with which you can easily rebuild
the package with the non-free stuff if so desired. I've also included a
copy'n'paste version of the "Free Art License" most of the stuff is licensed by. 
Comment 4 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-10 10:49:36 EST
Created attachment 110926 [details]
Free Art License (copied and pasted)
Comment 5 Matthias Saou 2005-02-10 12:03:10 EST
I did already put in the %changelog that I removed the non-free sources.
As for that non-free part, I'm planning on creating a separate package that I'll
put on freshrpms.net, where all the dodgy stuff I package goes.

For the license, you say "most of the stuff", do it mean that not all is under
that license? I had a hard time finding info about what license all the data was
released under on the torcs website. Looking at the original websites where the
"non-free" cars were taken from, I did see terms like not being able to
distribute the artwork for a fee, which is why I removed them, but I assumed
from the website that all the data still there was under the GPL. Is it Free Art
License instead, then?
Comment 6 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-11 03:27:29 EST
I found that the XML describing cars' parameters is GPL in many cases while
apparently the rest (the artwork, models, textures, etc.) is this Free Art License.
Comment 7 Matthias Saou 2005-02-11 05:33:14 EST
OK, so I'll include the Free Art License as %doc in each sub-package for the
next versions. What would you suggest changing the "License:" tag to? "GPL/Free
Art", or maybe just "Free Art"?
Comment 8 Nils Philippsen 2005-02-11 05:44:26 EST
I'd use "GPL and Free Art License" just to avoid confusion -- it's not
alternatively the one or the other, but both.
Comment 9 Matthias Saou 2005-02-11 06:37:01 EST
I've just commited these license changes to CVS. Please check and let me know if
you see any possible further changes to be done.

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