Bug 1014054 - perl-Net-Patricia license tag is broken.
Summary: perl-Net-Patricia license tag is broken.
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: perl-Net-Patricia (Show other bugs)
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Version: rawhide
Hardware: Unspecified Unspecified
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Assignee: Philip Prindeville
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FE-Legal
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2013-10-01 10:37 UTC by mejiko
Modified: 2014-07-26 02:36 UTC (History)
3 users (show)

Fixed In Version: perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.el6
Doc Type: Bug Fix
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Last Closed: 2014-07-19 06:00:02 UTC
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Description mejiko 2013-10-01 10:37:23 UTC

SRC rpm is : perl-Net-Patricia-1.20-2.fc19.src.rpm

perl-Net-Patricia license tag is broken. (not vaild license tag)

See: https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:LicensingGuidelines?rd=Packaging/LicensingGuidelines#.22Distributable.22

I see copyright notice text.

copyring notice file list:

A) Net-Patricia-1.20/COPYING
B) Net-Patricia-1.20/libpatricia/copyright

I think that "A" is GPLv2, "B" is 4-cause BSD License.
4-cause BSD License is GPL incompatible. (Adversing cause)

I think that this is license problem and non-free.

Note: GPL and 4-cause BSD License is free, fedora acceptable licenses.


1. resolve license problem (if this is license problematic) and fixing license tag.

2. Remove fedora repos.

3. contact upstream author.




Comment 1 mejiko 2013-10-01 10:38:18 UTC
Blocking FE-Legal, I think that this is license problem.

Comment 2 mejiko 2014-03-15 10:08:25 UTC
Changed to rawhide.

How it this bug current status ? 
Is this bug is resolved ?


Comment 3 Philip Prindeville 2014-03-16 17:10:08 UTC
Working on a fix, as per the Licensing Guidelines.

Will mark the Perl parts "GPLv2+" and the libpatricia part "BSD with advertising".

Comment 4 Fedora Update System 2014-07-09 21:53:00 UTC
perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.fc20 has been submitted as an update for Fedora 20.

Comment 5 Fedora Update System 2014-07-09 23:13:51 UTC
perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.el6 has been submitted as an update for Fedora EPEL 6.

Comment 6 Fedora Update System 2014-07-11 02:03:33 UTC
Package perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.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 perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.fc20'
as soon as you are able to.
Please go to the following url:
then log in and leave karma (feedback).

Comment 7 Fedora Update System 2014-07-19 06:00:02 UTC
perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.fc20 has been pushed to the Fedora 20 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

Comment 8 Fedora Update System 2014-07-26 02:36:40 UTC
perl-Net-Patricia-1.22-4.el6 has been pushed to the Fedora EPEL 6 stable repository.  If problems still persist, please make note of it in this bug report.

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