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Bug 425958 - mail-filter/milter-regex's LICENSE variable does not reflect init script
Summary: mail-filter/milter-regex's LICENSE variable does not reflect init script
Status: CONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: [OLD] Unspecified (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal QA (vote)
Assignee: No maintainer - Look at https://wiki.gentoo.org/wiki/Project:Proxy_Maintainers if you want to take care of it
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Blocks: init-script-license
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Reported: 2012-07-11 17:18 UTC by Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED)
Modified: 2019-03-26 20:02 UTC (History)
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Description Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-07-11 17:18:50 UTC
The init script(s) provided in FILESDIR for mail-filter/milter-regex has a license of GPL-2 but GPL-2 isn't within the LICENSE variable of the ebuild(s):

files/milter-regex-init has license line:
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
... and is used by the following ebuilds:
milter-regex-1.7-r2.ebuild:LICENSE="BSD"
milter-regex-1.8.ebuild:LICENSE="BSD"

There are two options here -- either LICENSE in the ebuilds should be appended with GPL-2 to cover the init script, or the init script should be relicensed so that it is covered by current LICENSE (this one is probably the preferred resolution).  See also bug 425702 .