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Re: cdparanoia III 10 license change



Tom "spot" Callaway wrote, at 06/06/2008 12:14 AM +9:00:
> On Thu, 2008-06-05 at 10:10 -0400, Adam Jackson wrote:
>> cdparanoia 10 is GPLv3 and LGPLv3.  This is a change from 9.8.
>>
>> Affected components:
>>
>> atropine:~% rpm -q --provides cdparanoia-libs | while read i junk ; do
>> repoquery --qf="%{name}\n" --whatrequires $i ; done | sort -u
>> bmpx
>> cdparanoia
>> cdparanoia-debuginfo
>> cdparanoia-devel
>> cdparanoia-libs
>> grip
>> gstreamer-plugins-base
>> kaffeine
>> kdemultimedia-libs
>>
>> Of these, bmpx and kdemultimedia-libs claim to be v2-only.  My reading
>> of the compatibility matrix is that you can't link to a LGPLv3 library
>> from GPLv2 code. 
> 
> This is a correct assessment. Fortunately, bmpx had an incorrect license
> tag (GPLv2) when it is actually GPLv2+. I've corrected that in rawhide.

No. I reviewed this package and actually some files in src/ are actually licensed 
under strict GPLv2, which renders the license of bmpx to be strict GPLv2.

Mamoru


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