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Bug 613703 - cups-libs subpackage must also include a copy of license text
cups-libs subpackage must also include a copy of license text
Product: Red Hat Enterprise Linux 6
Classification: Red Hat
Component: cups (Show other bugs)
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Assigned To: Tim Waugh
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Reported: 2010-07-12 11:48 EDT by Jiri Popelka
Modified: 2010-11-18 10:01 EST (History)
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Description Jiri Popelka 2010-07-12 11:48:03 EDT
LICENSE file is only included in base package, i.e. cups.
According to Fedora Licensing Guidelines
the -libs subpackage must also include a copy of license text.

Q. My package generates a foo and foo-libs package. foo has the license
files, and foo depends on foo-libs, but foo-libs doesn't have any
license files in it. What should I do?
A. You have two options here. You can either move the license texts from
foo to foo-libs or duplicate the license texts in both packages. Moving
the license texts is an acceptable option in this case because it
ensures that if foo-libs is installed, the license texts are present,
and if foo is installed, it will pull in foo-libs, thus, the license
texts are present.

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