Import plans for freshrpms packages; please review!

Hans de Goede j.w.r.degoede at
Fri Oct 17 12:55:36 CEST 2008

KH KH wrote:
> 2008/10/17 Hans de Goede <j.w.r.degoede at>:
>> Matthias Saou wrote:
> ...
>>>> rar
>>>> -> import
>>> Beware, this is a proprietary shareware.
>> Since we already have unrar which is almost free software (weird license)
>> and which does the most important thing: unpacking rar files, I'm not in
>> favor of importing this just for the sake of having it, so unless someone
>> really wants to I think we should drop this. Having this only serves to
>> promote creating rar files, which is not something we want to do IMHO. I
>> know this is rpmfusion ont Fedora, still there is nothing wrong with
>> promoting openness here :)
> I totally agree with what is written above.
> That been said, dvdrip has it as an optionnal runtime dependency.
> This will allow to deal with compressed vobsub subtitles.

Can't it be teached to use unrar, I assume it uses rar for rar decompression, 
or ... ?



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