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Author: The Original Linux Fan
To: dng
Subject: Re: [DNG] gcc-doc
Wow.  Calling GNU not free, is like, huge.  Well, I am
currently trying to compile it on my own to accom-
modate the deficit.

Thanks for the info.  I had already installed non-free
on my other machines, but this is my daily driver....

Again, thanks all.

On 1/19/23 14:54, Hendrik Boom wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 19, 2023 at 05:37:27PM +0100, Antonio Rendina via Dng wrote:
>> Il 19/01/23 16:47, The Original Linux Fan via Dng ha scritto:
>>> Hi all,
>>> I'm having trouble getting gcc-doc on my Devuan
>>> distro.  Any ideas?  This one is slightly older, but
>>> neither `man gcc` nor `info gcc` works.  I've tried
>>> `apt install gcc-doc` and using synaptic to retrieve
>>> any gcc docs, all to no avail.
>>> Ideas would be welcome and greatly appreciated.
>>> (orig) Linuxfan
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>> Apt cache tells that this package is available only on non-free repo. Maybe
>> that you do not have non-free enabled?
>> PS: I find quite funny that a GNU package has non-free man pages :-D
> that is because Debian has a different understanding of 'free' from the terms ot the GNU documentation licencs.
> The Gnu documentation licence accepts a document that has invariant parts - parts that are not permitted to be modified.
> This is intended for lists of contributors and the like.
> But it does violate the principle that you can take the document, modify it as you will, and redistribute.
> So Debian puts this into the nonfree section.
> -- hendrik
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