Colin Watson cjwatson at
Thu Jun 28 14:12:50 BST 2007

On Tue, Jun 26, 2007 at 04:47:43PM +0100, Jonathan Riddell wrote:
> I'm rejecting gizmod from the NEW queue.  The sources files are
> licenced as Apache 2 but the COPYING file is GPL 2 as are some build
> files.  Apache 2 and GPL licences conflict.  You should contact
> upstream to release a tar with a correct COPYING file and preferably
> not include the GPL licenced build files but rather relibtoolize at
> compile time.  

Note that such build files (e.g. config.guess and config.sub) typically
have an exception statement in them making their GPL-ness somewhat
irrelevant for this purpose, and that's never been a problem elsewhere.
The COPYING file should be corrected, though.

Colin Watson                                       [cjwatson at]

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