[aur-general] AUR & Copyright

Lukáš Jirkovský l.jirkovsky at gmail.com
Mon Feb 7 06:18:28 EST 2011

On 7 February 2011 11:58, Ray Rashif <schiv at archlinux.org> wrote:
> 2011/2/7 Lukáš Jirkovský <l.jirkovsky at gmail.com>:
>> I think most PKGBUILDs are too simple to be considered software.
> Simple or not, PKGBUILDs are scripts, and hence software.

I don't think it matters whether PKGBUILDs are software or not.

> Magnus Therming mentioned this on another thread, and I believe he
> makes a valid statement when he says the buildscripts are assumed to
> inherit GPL and so need no mention of it.

That sounds to me like saying "all bash scripts have to be under GPL,
because BASH is licensed under GPL".

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