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Bug 721730 - dev-perl/Cache-Memcached license ambiguity
Summary: dev-perl/Cache-Memcached license ambiguity
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All Linux
: Normal normal (vote)
Assignee: Gentoo Perl team
Depends on:
Blocks: perl-license
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Reported: 2020-05-09 01:44 UTC by Kent Fredric (IRC: kent\n) (RETIRED)
Modified: 2021-08-15 18:16 UTC (History)
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Description Kent Fredric (IRC: kent\n) (RETIRED) gentoo-dev 2020-05-09 01:44:52 UTC
Upstream says:

>./lib/Cache/ may distribute under the terms of either the GNU General Public
>./lib/Cache/ or the Artistic License, as specified in the Perl README file.

However the "terms of X ....  as specified in Y" has a conflict as X differs from how its specified in Y.

( Restricts to GPL-1 only where Y permits GPL-1+ )
Comment 1 Larry the Git Cow gentoo-dev 2020-05-09 02:20:48 UTC
The bug has been referenced in the following commit(s):

commit e52f86df9bd339ad0ae4549121e7485470928bb7
Author:     Kent Fredric <>
AuthorDate: 2020-05-09 02:19:31 +0000
Commit:     Kent Fredric <>
CommitDate: 2020-05-09 02:20:34 +0000

    dev-perl/Cache-Memcached: -r bump for EAPI7
    - EAPI7
    - Fix depends
    - Prune empty variable assignments and unused vars
    - Reflect upstream license as much as possible re bug #721730
    - Annotate testing requirements
    - Parallel tests
    Package-Manager: Portage-2.3.99, Repoman-2.3.22
    Signed-off-by: Kent Fredric <>

 .../Cache-Memcached-1.300.0-r2.ebuild              | 32 ++++++++++++++++++++++
 1 file changed, 32 insertions(+)
Comment 2 Andreas K. Hüttel archtester gentoo-dev 2021-08-15 18:16:35 UTC
Upstream problem now.