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Bug 426104 - net-nds/rpcbind's LICENSE variable does not reflect init script
Summary: net-nds/rpcbind'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: Gentoo's Team for Core System packages
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Blocks: init-script-license
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Reported: 2012-07-11 17:24 UTC by Ian Stakenvicius
Modified: 2016-01-28 00:14 UTC (History)
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Description Ian Stakenvicius gentoo-dev 2012-07-11 17:24:28 UTC
The init script(s) provided in FILESDIR for net-nds/rpcbind has a license of GPL-2 but GPL-2 isn't within the LICENSE variable of the ebuild(s):

files/rpcbind.initd has license line:
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
... and is used by the following ebuilds:
rpcbind-0.2.0.ebuild:LICENSE="BSD"
rpcbind-9999.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 .
Comment 1 SpanKY gentoo-dev 2012-12-02 06:20:00 UTC
do whatever to the LICENSE variable