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Bug 757717 - app-emulation/virtualbox-extpack-oracle license (PUEL) is outdated
Summary: app-emulation/virtualbox-extpack-oracle license (PUEL) is outdated
Status: UNCONFIRMED
Alias: None
Product: Gentoo Linux
Classification: Unclassified
Component: Current packages (show other bugs)
Hardware: All All
: Normal normal (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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Reported: 2020-11-30 08:18 UTC by Jure Varlec
Modified: 2022-06-29 06:46 UTC (History)
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Description Jure Varlec 2020-11-30 08:18:19 UTC
The text of the PUEL license in the portage tree states

    VirtualBox Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL)

    License version 8, April 19, 2010

The license installed at /usr/lib64/virtualbox/ExtensionPacks/Oracle_VM_VirtualBox_Extension_Pack/ExtPack-license.txt

    VirtualBox Extension Pack Personal Use and Evaluation License (PUEL)

    License version 11, 21 May 2020

The differences are important as the new license bans all commercial use.

Reproducible: Always

Steps to Reproduce:
1. Compare the PUEL license in portage to the ExtPack-license.txt license installed by the package

Actual Results:  
License text differs

Expected Results:  
License text is the same