Listing the licenses used on an installed system?

Loïc Minier loic.minier at
Fri Jun 14 17:26:13 UTC 2013

On Fri, Jun 14, 2013, Loïc Minier wrote:
> On Fri, Jun 14, 2013, Sebastien Bacher wrote:
> > Does anyone know if we already have tools doing that
> We do!  Kyle (Cc:ed) worked on a license scanner in lp:getlicenses; it
> requires internet connectivity (I guess due to the use of fossology),
> but we could probably run it as part of the OS image creation.

Tried running and noticed it needs a small fix for recent dpkg versions;
you may want lp:~lool/getlicenses/fix-for-newer-dpkg-query-format while
the merge proposal is reviewed.  One needs local changes to run it from
bzr, but building and installing the package should work.

Loïc Minier

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