Re: AWS Run Command - packaging, adding to Debian images
On Fri, Jul 01, 2016 at 05:10:54PM +0100, Marcin Kulisz wrote:
> On 2016-06-29 08:52:57, Brian Gupta wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 29, 2016 at 7:40 AM, Tomasz Rybak <email@example.com> wrote:
> > > Hello.
> > > Recently AWS released EC2 Run Command:
> > > http://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/ec2-run-command-update-manage-share-com
> > > mands-and-more/
> > > https://aws.amazon.com/blogs/aws/new-ec2-run-command-remote-instance-ma
> > > nagement-at-scale/
> > >
> > > It allows for running commands defined in documents - reducing need to
> > > have SSH on instance. It is done by having agent running in OS and
> > > waiting for commands. Agent is Open Source:
> > > https://github.com/aws/amazon-ssm-agent
> > Not "Open Source". See list of OSI approved licenses. 
> I have to agree that it is open source but it is not free software.
> > > I'm not sure how DFSG-free is this licence:
> > > https://github.com/aws/amazon-ssm-agent/blob/master/LICENSE
> > > - haven't read it diligently enough.
> > >
> > > IMO it would be good to package it, upload into Debian (if licence is
> > > DFSG) and install in official images.
> > > Agent is written in Go - I do not have any experience with it. Any
> > > tips? Also - any comments regarding this idea?
> > Quick review, not DFSG compliant. There are use restrictions. I can't
> > imagine this being included as part of any official images, unless this is
> > resolved.
> I have to agree just reading point 3.3 from license for me is enough to say
> that this is not DFSG.
> But on the other hand have it in non-free could be nice (from user POV)
License has changed to Apache 2.0 :)
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