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Bug 683964 - Add unRAR to the BINARY-REDISTRIBUTABLE license group
Summary: Add unRAR to the BINARY-REDISTRIBUTABLE license group
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Profiles (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Licenses team
Depends on:
Reported: 2019-04-21 13:08 UTC by Ulrich Müller
Modified: 2019-04-22 17:04 UTC (History)
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Description Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2019-04-21 13:08:12 UTC
AFAICS, the unRAR license fulfills all conditions for the BINARY-REDISTRIBUTABLE group.
Comment 1 Ulrich Müller gentoo-dev 2019-04-22 17:04:58 UTC
commit 2a60c21df59c5b18fc68b7961fd581aa1235d8d3
Author: Robin H. Johnson <>
Date:   Mon Apr 22 08:33:57 2019 -0700

    license_groups: add unRAR to @BINARY-REDISTRIBUTABLE
    As discussed in #gentoo-releng on 2019/04/22.
    The unRAR license:
    - permits distribution
    - does not require explicit approval
    - does not restrict cost of redistribution
    Signed-off-by: Robin H. Johnson <>