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




On 25.07.2007 13:05, Jesse Keating wrote:
> On Wed, 25 Jul 2007 06:42:53 -0400
> Simo Sorce <ssorce redhat com> wrote:
> 
>> So a tool that marks samba as GPLv3 may raise a high number of false
>> positives. I guess many other projects will fall under the same
>> conditions.
>> [...]
> I think you're missing the point of the task.  The task isn't to mark
> perfectly in every spec file exactly what a package contains.  Instead
> it can mark the easy cases, and denote something in the hard cases so
> that when an issue arises, we can easily weed out the easy cases and
> focus on the hard ones manually.

In addition -- in some cases like the quoted one for samba it *might* be
the easiest and cleanest solution for everyone to just put the libs with
a different license into a different (sub)package.

Cu
thl


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