Vendor only distributable packages - was " Kernel 2059 from Dave Jones fixes nvidia.ko loading"

seth vidal skvidal at
Tue Mar 21 14:59:21 UTC 2006

On Tue, 2006-03-21 at 09:51 -0500, jharnish at wrote:
> Why can't there be a virtual yum repo?  
> IE
> [Third Party]
> flash-plugin...rpm ->
> vmware-player...rpm ->
> ...etc
> This way you are not redistributing it but you are pointing to the original at the vendor's location.  Gentoo does something similar but they embed a script that pulls the tarball down and installs it on the user's machine without intervention. 
> This probably needs to go to the Yum group.

contributory infringement. Read up on it. :)

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