Bug 1404932 - e2fsprogs included non-free code
Summary: e2fsprogs included non-free code
Alias: None
Product: Fedora
Classification: Fedora
Component: e2fsprogs
Version: 25
Hardware: Unspecified
OS: Unspecified
Target Milestone: ---
Assignee: Lukáš Czerner
QA Contact: Fedora Extras Quality Assurance
Depends On:
Blocks: FE-Legal
TreeView+ depends on / blocked
Reported: 2016-12-15 06:59 UTC by mejiko
Modified: 2017-12-12 10:38 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2017-12-12 10:38:50 UTC
Type: Bug

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Debian BTS 840733 0 None None None 2016-12-15 07:11:08 UTC

Description mejiko 2016-12-15 06:59:17 UTC

e2fsprogs included non-free code.

File List:


This code license is not permit commercial use.
It is non-free.

I suggest that resolve license problem.


Comment 1 Eric Sandeen 2016-12-15 23:38:53 UTC
Hohum, that change never even hit the list.

Ted has said he'll remove it for the next release.  Until then -

Is patching it out sufficient via the specfile sufficient, or do I need to create a custom tarball?  I'm guessing the latter, which is doable, I guess.  Does it have to be expunged from koji?  Bleah.

I'll await guidance, I guess.


Comment 2 Fedora Admin XMLRPC Client 2016-12-21 15:00:14 UTC
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database.  Reassigning to the new owner of this component.

Comment 3 Eric Sandeen 2016-12-21 15:08:02 UTC
Oh, I see - as Lukas points out it's been there since 2005.  Clearly we won't be expunging this from all old releases.

Perhaps best to just let it get fixed upstream and pull in with the next release.


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