Red Hat Bugzilla – Bug 991356
jna: bundles several jar files including non-distributable clover.jar
Last modified: 2015-06-11 23:31:39 EDT
Description of problem:
jna tarball should be cleaned. It is currently 50+MB, with *a lot* of bundled things. One of them is clover.jar which has quite draconian EULA.
Version-Release number of selected component (if applicable):
jna-4.0.0-1.fc20 (but older versions are also affected)
See packaging guidelines  and licensing guidelines .
This bug appears to have been reported against 'rawhide' during the Fedora 20 development cycle.
Changing version to '20'.
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JNA contains non-free code. This is a serious bug. Can it be finally fixed?
This package has changed ownership in the Fedora Package Database. Reassigning to the new owner of this component.
Hi, I no longer use JNA and thus have orphaned it.
However, I suspect at least some of the bundling might be something I missed during initial review/submission, and I apologize for that. I can spend a small amount of time assisting with this.
I suspect the most fruitful thing to do would be to inform upstream of this, and additionally look at what other distributions like Debian do.
Fixed in jna-4.1.0-8
I believe that this bug is fixed in jna-4.1.0-8,
which is available in Fedora Rawhide, so I am closing this bug now.
The build containing the fix can be found at Koji:
This bug was fixed in the next release of Fedora, and is not planned
to be fixed in the release it was filed against. If you want this bug
to be fixed in updates for Fedora 21, please say so in a comment.
Otherwise you can update to the newer release of Fedora to get the fix.