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Re: NOTE: Please publicize any license changes to your packages



On Tue, Jul 24, 2007 at 12:49:59PM -0700, Arjan van de Ven wrote:
> > > GCC/binutils/gdb already are changing. I don't know about others.
> > > Once glibc will change, you can mark all packages for "review by
> > > legal".
> > 
> > Until the FSF figures out what the hell they're going to do with gplv2
> > being incompatible with gplv3, we can't allow it in the distribution.
> 
> 
> that's sort of an unfair statement of the situation.
> gplv3 is not compatible with v2, but for what would it need to be? YOu
> can have v2 and v3 programs in the same distro just like you can have v2
> and other licensed programs in the same distro.
> 
> It only becomes a problem when you're linking (and for most cases that
> is fine) or are otherwise a derived work.

The only problem is lgplv3, I don't see any problems with including
gplv3 programs in Fedora and including gplv3 gcc or binutils in Fedora
will be soon a necessity.

	Jakub


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