Bug 1019043 - kde-baseapps included non-free files.
kde-baseapps included non-free files.
Status: CLOSED NOTABUG
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: kde-baseapps (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Ngo Than
Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
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Blocks: FE-Legal
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Reported: 2013-10-15 00:36 EDT by mejiko
Modified: 2014-11-24 10:55 EST (History)
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Last Closed: 2014-11-24 10:55:18 EST
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KDE Software Compilation 323427 None None None Never
GNU Savannah 39678 None None None Never

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Description mejiko 2013-10-15 00:36:32 EDT
Hello.

kde-baseapps included non-free files.
Please see GNU Savannah bug number "39678" datails.

I think that this package be affected by GNU Savannah bug number "39678".

Suggests:

1. Remove non-free files and rebuild.

2. Replace fedora free (fedora acceptable licensed) files.

3. Remove fedora repos.

Thanks.


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https://savannah.nongnu.org/bugs/?func=detailitem&item_id=39678
Comment 1 mejiko 2013-10-15 00:37:03 EDT
Blocking FE-Legal, This is license problem.
Comment 2 Rex Dieter 2013-10-15 09:02:22 EDT
To avoid having to click around for details:

bug #39678: kdebase: kdepasswd is possibly non-free

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Reported to KDE [1]. I'll give it some time before I put effort into repackaging. 
[1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=323427

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In package kdebase, the file apps/kdepasswd/kdepasswd.cpp has a notice in the header with an X11 style license: 

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But the "about" data in the code says that it falls under the (non-free) Artistic License:

    KAboutData aboutData("kdepasswd", 0, ki18n("KDE passwd"),
            KDE_VERSION_STRING, ki18n("Changes a UNIX password."),
            KAboutData::License_Artistic, ki18n("Copyright (c) 2000 Geert Jansen"));
Comment 3 mejiko 2014-03-15 06:10:35 EDT
Changed to rawhide.

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

Thanks.
Comment 4 Kevin Kofler 2014-11-24 10:55:18 EST
As per https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=323427#c6 the author confirmed that the MIT license applies. (See e-mail attached to the upstream Bugzilla.)

The reason this was not changed in the KAboutData is probably that there is no KAboutData::License_MIT.

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