Bug 21570 - RPM must include a copy of GPL to comply with GPL
Summary: RPM must include a copy of GPL to comply with GPL
Status: CLOSED RAWHIDE
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Product: Red Hat Linux
Classification: Retired
Component: bc (Show other bugs)
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Version: 7.0
Hardware: i386 Linux
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Assignee: Trond Eivind Glomsrxd
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Reported: 2000-12-01 04:41 UTC by jdalbec
Modified: 2008-05-01 15:37 UTC (History)
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Last Closed: 2000-12-01 04:41:07 UTC
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Description jdalbec 2000-12-01 04:41:02 UTC
Richard M. Stallman has advised the Debian project that every GPL'd package
(binaries too) must contain a copy of the GPL in order to comply with its
terms.  The RH7.0 "bc" RPM does not appear to contain a verbatim copy of
the GPL, so it would appear that you are violating the GPL by distributing
it.

Comment 1 Trond Eivind Glomsrxd 2000-12-01 16:20:54 UTC
I disagree that it is a GPL violation, but it is a bug that I've fixed for
1.06-2, coming soonish to a Rawhide near you


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