[aur-general] readline GPL violation on two pkgs?

Abhishek Dasgupta abhidg at gmail.com
Wed Jun 24 00:43:49 EDT 2009

2009/6/24 Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi <vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar>:
> Hi,
> I just do a quick scan of soft linked with readline and  I think that
> these two pkgs that are linked with readline violates GPL:
> extra/tftp-hpa
> community/ngspice
> Both have the "old" BSD (4-clause) license and is linked with readline
> that is GPL, so there is an incompatibility [#1]
> In the case of ngspice recomends to link with libedit to avoid legal
> issues [#2]

Okay, when I bump ngspice to r19 I'll link against libedit.


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