[arch-releng] Licensing of the archiso repository under the terms of the GPL-3.0

David Runge dave at sleepmap.de
Fri May 29 22:39:06 UTC 2020

Hello again,

as I'm obviously incapable of using e-mail at this time of day, I
apologize again for the inconvenience of getting this mail so many times
and hope that you'll answer *to this e-mail* instead of to the one to

Sorry again. I guess it is time to take a nap...


On 2020-05-30 00:22:18 (+0200), David Runge wrote:
> Hello to all,
> I'm writing to you on a rather urgent note and I apologize if I may have
> send this mail twice to some of you.
> The archiso repository [1] does not declare its license and to remedy
> this situation I would like to license the code base under the terms of
> the GPL-3.0-or-later [2].
> For this I have opened a ticket [3] and an accompanying merge request
> [4].
> However, I can not rightfully license the repository without full consent of
> previous contributors, which is what this mail is all about.
> Please respond to this e-mail with a positive affirmation. If you are
> not on this mailing list anymore and you have been put in CC I will post
> your response to this mail to the mailing list for transparency.
> I have extracted the list of direct contributors to the repository (keep the
> dups ;-) ):
> $ git log --format='%an <%ae>' | sort -u | sed 's,^,\t,'
> Aaron Griffin <aaron at archlinux.org>
> Aaron Griffin <aaronmgriffin at gmail.com>
> Adam Purkrt <adam at purkrt.net>
> Charles <ce at vejnar.org>
> Charles Vejnar <ce at vejnar.org>
> Christian Hesse <mail at eworm.de>
> Christopher Brannon <cmbrannon79 at gmail.com>
> Christopher Brannon <cmbrannon at cox.net>
> Dan McGee <dan at archlinux.org>
> David Runge <dave at sleepmap.de>
> David Thurstenson <thurstylark at gmail.com>
> Dieter Plaetinck <dieter at plaetinck.be>
> Eli Schwartz via arch-releng <arch-releng at archlinux.org>
> Florian Pritz <bluewind at xinu.at>
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at gmail.com>
> Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>
> Gerhard Brauer <gerbra at archlinux.de>
> Keshav P R <the.ridikulus.rat at gmail.com>
> Li-Yu Yu via arch-releng <arch-releng at archlinux.org>
> Loui Chang <louipc.ist at gmail.com>
> Lukas Fleischer <archlinux at cryptocrack.de>
> Pierre Schmitz <pierre at archlinux.de>
> Sean Enck via arch-releng <arch-releng at archlinux.org>
> Simo Leone <leone.simo at gmail.com>
> Simo Leone <simo at archlinux.org>
> Steffen Bönigk <boenki at gmx.de>
> Sven-Hendrik Haase <sh at lutzhaase.com>
> Thomas Bächler <thomas at archlinux.org>
> chandan <cks071g2 at gmail.com>
> jamesm-sitegen <jamesm.sitegen at gmail.com>
> martindamianfernandez <martin.damian.fernandez at gmail.com>
> Øyvind Heggstad <heggstad at gmail.com>
> Best,
> David
> P.S.: I hereby confirm that I would like my work on archiso to be licensed
> under the terms of the GPL-3.0 or any later version of the license.
> [1] https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/archiso
> [2] https://spdx.org/licenses/GPL-3.0-or-later.html
> [3] https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/archiso/-/issues/7
> [4] https://gitlab.archlinux.org/archlinux/archiso/-/merge_requests/5
> -- 
> https://sleepmap.de

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