[linux-elitists] RPM non free?

Greg KH greg@kroah.com
Wed Apr 7 09:57:58 PDT 2004


On Tue, Apr 06, 2004 at 04:04:28PM -0700, Rick Moen wrote:
> I'm guessing that Joey Hess's bug #239518 in which he announced
> orphaning of the rpm package was based on that?  (Except I notice that
> the bug says elfutils is "OSL1 for now", which indeed is the case as of
> elfutils 0.94 at least, the latest I could find in tarball form.  Maybe
> there's no clickwrap clause to be concerned about?)

Ah, I was familiar with the 1.0 version of that license, not the 2.0
version.  That makes more sense now.

Well, a bit more sense, but as elfutils was released under the 1.0
version of the license, I still think this is a bit of grandstanding by
the Debian developers.

thanks,

greg k-h



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