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bug #28202: isdnutils contains non-free code; libcapi20 needs to be extracted

Submitter:  Albn <kaon>
Submitted:  Sun 06 Dec 2009 04:09:17 PM UTC
 
Category:  Package Severity:  3 - Normal
Item Group:  None Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  None
Open/Closed:  Closed
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Mon 03 May 2010 10:28:23 AM UTC, comment #4: 

ISDN utils was removed some time ago. Please file another bug for the remaining part if you still feel it is important.

Karl Goetz <kgoetz>
Tue 08 Dec 2009 11:09:48 AM UTC, comment #3: 

I wonder if it would be easier to repackage the bit of isdnutils that we want to use, then try and free+update the mess thats already in place?

Karl Goetz <kgoetz>
Tue 08 Dec 2009 12:44:52 AM UTC, comment #2: 

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Karl Goetz <kgoetz>
Mon 07 Dec 2009 03:42:31 PM UTC, comment #1: 

OK, here's finally a link to my diff (using the new capi20): eval.nu/isdnutils-3.9_20060704.libcapi20.new.standalone.diff.gz

Albin Stjerna <albins>
Sun 06 Dec 2009 04:09:17 PM UTC, original submission:  

Apparently, isdnutils contains some non-free code. However, not all parts of it do, and many (all?) can be built separately. Also, libopal, required by newer versions of Ekiga, would need libcapi20, contained in isdnutils.

I have (rather clumzily, I guess) managed to build libcapi20 on its own. And, I have replaced it with a newer and backwards-compatible fork called libcapi20.new which is (more or less) actively maintained (see https://bugs.launchpad.net/ubuntu/+source/isdnutils/+bug/420918). Libopal also builds against this newer version.

I am attaching a diff of my haphazard libcapi20 against isdnutils.

Albn <kaon>

 

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