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Re: licence tag questions



On Wed, 22 Aug 2007, Hans de Goede wrote:

> Zoltan Kota wrote:

> > Checking the source files of 'recode' I found the following licenses:
> > mostly GPLv2+, LGPLv2+, and in some files GNU Library General Public 
> > License. 
> > According to gnu.org the GNU Library General Public License has been 
> > succeeded by the GNU Lesser General Public License. 
> > 
> > What should I use in the License tag??
> > 
> 

> /usr/bin/foo, build from 5 GPLv2+ files and one LGPLv2+ file -> its GPLv2+
> /usr/lib/libfoo.so.0, build from 3 LGPLv2+ files -> its LGPLv2+
> 
> Now if you both of these in the same package then the package gets:
> 
> License: GPLv2+ and LGPLv2+
> 
> As it has binaries under 2 different licences in the package
> 


As much as I could figure out both the util and the lib are built from 
GPLv2+ and LGPLv2+ source files. So they and the package itself are 
GPLv2+, aren't they?

Zoltan


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