Bug 1013841 - Inaccurate license tag for libdb
Inaccurate license tag for libdb
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: libdb (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Jan Staněk
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FE-Legal
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Reported: 2013-09-30 17:52 EDT by Richard Fontana
Modified: 2014-08-25 20:23 EDT (History)
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Fixed In Version: libdb-5.3.28-1.fc20
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2013-10-15 02:31:11 EDT
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Description Richard Fontana 2013-09-30 17:52:01 EDT
The license tag for libdb incorrectly fails to mention Sleepycat. This error was introduced via Bug 886838. Defer to Fedora Legal re whether the license is best expressed as 'Sleepycat' or 'Sleepycat and BSD' or 'Sleepycat and LGPLv2' or something else, but Sleepycat should clearly be included.
Comment 1 Richard Fontana 2013-09-30 17:54:21 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal given the above, though this is a minor issue.
Comment 2 Fedora Update System 2013-10-09 02:52:28 EDT
libdb-5.3.28-1.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.
Comment 3 Jan Staněk 2013-10-09 02:59:04 EDT
I added Sleepycat to the license list (now it states "BSD and LGPLv2 and Sleepycat").
Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2013-10-10 10:47:07 EDT
Package libdb-5.3.28-1.fc20:
* should fix your issue,
* was pushed to the Fedora 20 testing repository,
* should be available at your local mirror within two days.
Update it with:
# su -c 'yum update --enablerepo=updates-testing libdb-5.3.28-1.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).
Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2013-10-15 02:31:11 EDT
libdb-5.3.28-1.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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