Fwd: What happened to package eaccelerator?

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at canonical.com
Fri Jun 1 09:26:03 BST 2007

* "Raphaël Pinson" 

| The package eaccelerator was uploaded to Feisty in December but was
| rejected. Did any of you get the reason why it was rejected?

My rejection mail:

From: Tollef Fog Heen <tfheen at ubuntu.com>
Subject: eaccelerator rejected
To: Sebastien ESTIENNE <sebastien.estienne at gmail.com>
Cc: ubuntu-archive at lists.ubuntu.com
Date: Mon, 08 Jan 2007 11:12:46 +0100


I have just rejected your eaccelerator upload.  It uses the GPL licence, 
but links against PHP (and thereby Zend).  The Zend licence and the GPL 
are unfortunately not compatible due to the advertisement clause in the 
Zend licence.  I believe you can work around this by getting upstream to 
add an exception allowing you to link with Zend licenced under the Zend 

- tfheen

Tollef Fog Heen
UNIX is user friendly, it's just picky about who its friends are

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