Gentoo Websites Logo
Go to: Gentoo Home Documentation Forums Lists Bugs Planet Store Wiki Get Gentoo!
Bug 426170 - sys-process/daemontools's LICENSE variable does not reflect init script
Summary: sys-process/daemontools'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
URL:
Whiteboard:
Keywords:
Depends on:
Blocks: init-script-license
  Show dependency tree
 
Reported: 2012-07-11 17:31 UTC by Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED)
Modified: 2012-07-11 17:31 UTC (History)
0 users

See Also:
Package list:
Runtime testing required: ---


Attachments

Note You need to log in before you can comment on or make changes to this bug.
Description Ian Stakenvicius (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2012-07-11 17:31:00 UTC
The init script(s) provided in FILESDIR for sys-process/daemontools has a license of GPL-2 but GPL-2 isn't within the LICENSE variable of the ebuild(s):

files/svscan.init-1.02 has license line:
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
... and is used by the following ebuilds:
daemontools-encore-1.05.ebuild:LICENSE="MIT"

files/svscan.init has license line:
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
... and is used by the following ebuilds:
daemontools-0.76-r7.ebuild:LICENSE="public-domain"
daemontools-0.76-r7.ebuild:LICENSE="public-domain"

files/svscan.init-0.76-r7 has license line:
# Distributed under the terms of the GNU General Public License v2
... and is used by the following ebuilds:
daemontools-0.76-r7.ebuild:LICENSE="public-domain"

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 .