[oe] [meta-oe][PATCH] geany-plugins: include GPLv3 in the main LICENSE
martin.jansa at gmail.com
Tue Aug 30 08:11:42 UTC 2016
Are you willing to submit such change to meta-oe?
I don't use geany, so my whole motivation was just to get rid of new
warnings in world builds.
On Tue, Aug 30, 2016 at 3:02 AM, Christopher Larson <clarson at kergoth.com>
> On Mon, Aug 29, 2016 at 1:52 PM, Martin Jansa <martin.jansa at gmail.com>
> > * since last changes in oe-core LICENSE variable needs to list all
> > licenses used
> > by individual packages otherwise bitbake warning like this is shown:
> > WARNING: meta-openembedded/meta-oe/recipes-devtools/geany/geany-
> > plugins_1.27.bb: LICENSE_geany-plugins-commander includes licenses
> > (GPLv3) that are not listed in LICENSE
> > as possible improvement you can set LICENSE to GPLv2 to all plugins
> > which are GPLv2-only, because now they will "inherit" both GPLv2 &
> > GPLv3 which sucks as described here:
> > https://www.mail-archive.com/openembedded-core@lists.
> > openembedded.org/msg81645.html
> > Signed-off-by: Martin Jansa <Martin.Jansa at gmail.com>
> Would be nice if we had a general way to change the inherited LICENSE as
> used by the binary packages. Adding a single indirection to package.bbclass
> to default to LICENSE_DEFAULT rather than LICENSE and defaulting
> LICENSE_DEFAULT to LICENSE would do (or similar), then this recipe could
> set LICENSE_DEFAULT to GPLv2.
> In the meantime..
> We have a bbappend in meta-mentor for this on a branch which handles it for
> this recipe reasonably, I think:
> Christopher Larson
> clarson at kergoth dot com
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