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|Summary:||fpc included non-free code|
|Product:||[Fedora] Fedora||Reporter:||mejiko <kame55-itasenpara123>|
|Component:||fpc||Assignee:||Joost van der Sluis <joost>|
|Status:||CLOSED CURRENTRELEASE||QA Contact:||Fedora Extras Quality Assurance <extras-qa>|
|Fixed In Version:||Doc Type:||Bug Fix|
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|Last Closed:||2013-05-27 15:37:21 EDT||Type:||Bug|
|oVirt Team:||---||RHEL 7.3 requirements from Atomic Host:|
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Description mejiko 2013-05-27 00:42:17 EDT
Hello. SRC RPM is : "fpc-2.6.0-3.fc18.src.rpm". fpc included non-free code. Files: fpcbuild-2.6.0/fpcsrc/packages/opengl/src/glu.pp This code license is proprietary, Its non-free. fpcbuild-2.6.0/fpcsrc/packages/opengl/src/glut.pp This code license freely distributable, but do not allow modify. Its non-free. fpcbuild-2.6.0/fpcsrc/packages/opengl/src/freeglut.pp fpcbuild-2.6.0/fpcsrc/packages/opengl/src/glext.pp This code is not license infomation. Its non-free. Suggests: 1. remove non-free code and rebuild. 2. replace fedora free (acceptable licensed) files. 3. remove fedora repos. Thanks. Reference: http://firstname.lastname@example.org/msg01200.html
Comment 1 mejiko 2013-05-27 00:42:48 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal, This is license problem.
Comment 2 Joost van der Sluis 2013-05-27 13:55:05 EDT
It' a header file. Afaik it is not possible to claim copyright on such headers. (Since it's not a creative work) It would imply that no-one could use opengl in any open-source project at all. The copyright-information is in those files, because those files are automatically generated from the original header-files. The comments are copied. I'll ask upstream what to do. And maybe someone from legal can help?
Comment 3 Joost van der Sluis 2013-05-27 14:27:12 EDT
Besides, I find it hard to call this 'non-free' It's basically a BSD-license. Quoted from glu.pp: * Permission is hereby granted, free of charge, to any person obtaining a * copy of this software and associated documentation files (the "Software"), * to deal in the Software without restriction, including without limitation * the rights to use, copy, modify, merge, publish, distribute, sublicense, * and/or sell copies of the Software, and to permit persons to whom the * Software is furnished to do so, subject to the following conditions: * * The above copyright notice including the dates of first publication and * either this permission notice or a reference to * http://oss.sgi.com/projects/FreeB/ * shall be included in all copies or substantial portions of the Software.