[aur-general] AUR & Copyright
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
>> 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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