Hi Spiro!, On 2017-08-23 23:08, Spiro Trikaliotis wrote: > Hello, > > * On Wed, Aug 23, 2017 at 10:09:46PM +0200 HÁRSFALVI Levente wrote: >> On 2017-08-23 19:44, Gerrit Heitsch wrote: >>> ... >>> And on Ubuntu you don't need to compile VICE, it's in the repository, >>> you only need to install it with 'apt-get install vice'. >> >> You need to tinker with obtaining and populating the ROM files, though. > > That's because the VICE in Ubuntu is the VICE from Debian. Like with > many other packages, Ubuntu does not do any own work here, but relies > completely on Laszlo's work on Debian. I thought they were omitted due to legal reasons (that is, Linux distros having no formal rights to redistribute Commodore ROM files), so I was under the impression that such packages probably couldn't make into mainstream dists anyway. (Myself, I've been a Gentoo user for a rather long time and never had problems with VICE ebuilds not installing every and all ROMs included in the source distribution; however, Gentoo probably doesn't classify as a mainstream dist, and portage has an inherent capability to manage situations where the install material or at least some part of it is not legally redistributable.) Best regards, Levente Message was sent through the cbm-hackers mailing listReceived on 2017-08-24 22:01:40
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