[aur-general] AUR & Copyright

Pierre Chapuis catwell at archlinux.us
Fri Feb 11 11:42:00 EST 2011

 On Thu, 10 Feb 2011 13:17:29 +0000, Michael Schubert 
 <mschu.dev at gmail.com> wrote:
>> As long as the maintainer (aka copyright holder) are allowed to 
>> specify
> their
>> own license then I'd be fine with it, though.
> Copyright holders are always allowed to publish their work under any
> additional license. No issue there.

 Well, except when you adopt a package. Then there are two copyright
 holders and things get ugly.

 I think this discussion is pointless anyway: PKGBUILDs are build 
 not code. They usually do not contain enough information to be 
 So even if someone stuck a copy of the GPL at the top of a PKGBUILD I 
 simply ignore it, because he had no right to put a license on 
 make; make install" or something similar in the first place.

 Pierre 'catwell' Chapuis

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