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Re: Bug#751511: xfslibs-dev: Incorrect licensing information in debian/c

To: Andrei POPESCU <andreimpopescu@xxxxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: Bug#751511: xfslibs-dev: Incorrect licensing information in debian/copyright
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Sun, 13 Jul 2014 01:33:36 -0700
Cc: Y Giridhar Appaji Nag <appaji@xxxxxxxxxx>, 751511@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx, xfslibs-dev@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx
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In-reply-to: <20140613152414.GF2840@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
References: <20140613142534.8854.10300.reportbug@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx> <20140613152414.GF2840@xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx>
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On Fri, Jun 13, 2014 at 06:24:14PM +0300, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
> Control: reassign -1 xfslibs-dev
> 
> On Vi, 13 iun 14, 19:55:34, Y Giridhar Appaji Nag wrote:
> > Source: xfslibs-dev
> > Severity: serious
> > Justification: Policy 4.5
> > 
> > It looks like the xfslibs-dev package source files are licensed under LGPL
> > v2.1, however the debian/copyright file indicates that only the libhandle
> > package is under LGPL and that the rest of the package is licensed under 
> > GPL.

All the headers in xfslibs-dev are licensed under the LGPL.  The man
pages don't have specific licensing information in the source file nad
thus default to GPL.

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