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Re: Netpbm

From: Andreas Enge
Subject: Re: Netpbm
Date: Sun, 20 Jan 2013 23:40:23 +0100
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Am Sonntag, 20. Januar 2013 schrieb Ludovic Courtès:

> > In unknown file:

> > ?: 0 [mkdir "/nix/store/mv7v3y702k1yfml8067gn15r3n6pzjxm-user-

> >

> > environment///nix/store/agjc4rdsvi4wvbz6dymgid5pb85nqcf7-

> > netpbm-10.61.01/VERSION" ...]

> > ERROR: In procedure mkdir:

> > ERROR: In procedure mkdir: No such file or directory


> Hmm, that still means there’s a bug with top-level file handling in

> (guix union). I’ll investigate later.


Well, after deleting the extraneous files, everything works well.


> A few comments:

> This comment should be just above.

> The comment should be above, and you could instead write:


Great, I am always writing my comments below... But at least this is easy to fix.


> > + (license gpl2)


> It seems to be more complex than this. Some files in lib/ have this:


> ** Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and

> its ** documentation for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted,

> provided ** that the above copyright notice appear in all copies and

> that both that ** copyright notice and this permission notice appear in

> supporting ** documentation. This software is provided "as is" without

> express or ** implied warranty.


> Others in analyzer/ have GPLv2+, others have this:


> All work has been contributed to the public domain by its authors.


Should it not be possible to relicense all of these under gpl2, so that the license field is still correct? Anyway, we cannot track the licenses of all files with only one field...


> Debian lists a number of other issues, including unknown-status and

> non-free parts:

> http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/n/netpbm-free/netpbm-fr

> ee_10.0-12.2/libnetpbm10.copyright


This is more annoying, I will investigate and try to remove non-free parts.




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