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To: Robin H.Johnson <robbat2@g.o>, gentoo-dev@g.o
From: Luke-Jr <luke-jr@g.o>
Subject: Re: [gentoo-core] Ebuild license question
Date: Sat, 10 May 2003 01:28:28 +0000
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I noticed this a while ago. See bug 18951.
http://bugs.gentoo.org/show_bug.cgi?id=18951

On Friday 09 May 2003 08:01 pm, Robin H.Johnson wrote:
> [copied to -core because of license stuff, please reply on -dev]
>
> I'm putting together an ebuild for libcap (bug #2333), and I ran into
> something in the tree.
>
> The license included with it wasn't one I had seen myself before so I
> was checking if it was in $PORTAGE/licenses. I see that all of libcap,
> PAM and PWDB have identical licenses (except for the same of the
> package).
>
> The license in question seems to a dual BSD/GPL license.
>
> Instead of creating a new libcap license file, I think we should
> abstract the package name in PAM/PWDB and point all 3 items to this.
> Possible name is $PORTAGE/licenses/BSD_GPL
>
> Comments/For/Against/Flames?

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Luke-Jr
Newbie Application Developer, Gentoo Linux
http://www.gentoo.org/
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