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Opened by coadde - 10/10/2019
Last edited by Emulatorman - 10/10/2019

FS#1440 - [gens] contains nonfree Starscream code

Gens contains nonfree Starscream code

$ pacman -Si gens
Repository      : multilib
Name            : gens
Version         : 2.15.5-10
Description     : A Sega Genesis / Sega CD / Sega 32X emulator
Architecture    : x86_64
URL             :
Licenses        : GPL
Groups          : None
Provides        : None
Depends On      : lib32-gtk2  lib32-sdl
Optional Deps   : lib32-alsa-plugins: Sound support for PulseAudio
                  lib32-libpulse: Sound support for PulseAudio
Conflicts With  : None
Replaces        : None
Download Size   : 359.08 KiB
Installed Size  : 1948.00 KiB
Packager        : Maxime Gauduin <>
Build Date      : Wed 21 Aug 2013 03:24:58 PM -03
Validated By    : MD5 Sum  SHA-256 Sum  Signature

Starscream License:

Starscream 680x0 emulation library                      Custom version S0.26d
Copyright 1997, 1998, 1999 Neill Corlett
Modified by Stéphane Dallongeville
Used for the sub 68000 CPU emulation in Gens.

0.  Terms of Use

"Starscream" refers to the following files:
*  any object file or executable compiled from the above
*  any source code generated from STAR.C, or object file assembled from such

Starscream may be distributed freely in unmodified form, as long as this
documentation is included.

No money, goods, or services may be charged or solicited for Starscream, or
any emulator or other program which includes Starscream, in whole or in part.
Using Starscream in a shareware or commercial application is forbidden.
Contact Neill Corlett ( if you'd like to license
Starscream for commercial use.

Any program which uses Starscream must include the following credit text, in
its documentation or in the program itself:

"Starscream 680x0 emulation library by Neill Corlett
Closed by  Emulatorman
10.10.2019 21:52
Reason for closing:  Fixed
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