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

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi vmlinuz386 at yahoo.com.ar
Wed Jun 24 01:08:09 EDT 2009

Abhishek Dasgupta wrote:
> 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.
Good, I just adopted the libedit pkg and reaconditioned the PKGBUILD.

So adopt it when make the update to ngspice ;)

Removing your assignement from: FS#15165 - List of [community] packages
that needs rebuild for readline 6.0

Gerardo Exequiel Pozzi ( djgera )
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