Re: ITP: kernel-patch-selinux
On Sat, Sep 22, 2001 at 05:36:26PM +0200, Russell Coker wrote:
> I intend to package the kernel patch for NSA Security Enhanced Linux.
> Below is all the details on licenses. My interpretation of the below license
> details (copied from the web site) is that the kernel patch is under the GPL
> and everything is fine.
> However is the issue about "warranty exclusion" etc which requires "agreement
> before download" going to force me to use non-free for my package?
Wouldn't it be OK if you simply include WARRANTY EXCLUSION and LIMITATION Of
LIABILITY clauses in debian/copyright ?
> WARRANTY EXCLUSION
> I expressly understand and agree that this software is a non-commercially
> developed program that may contain "bugs" (as that term is used in the
> industry) and that it may not function as intended. The software is licensed
> "as is". NSA makes no, and hereby expressly disclaims all, warranties,
> express, implied, statutory, or otherwise with respect to the software,
> including noninfringement and the implied warranties of merchantability and
> fitness for a particular purpose.
> LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
> In no event will NSA be liable for any damages, including loss of data, lost
> profits, cost of cover, or other special, incidental, consequential, direct or
> indirect damages arising from the software or the use thereof, however caused
> and on any theory of liability. This limitation will apply even if NSA has
> been advised of the possibility of such damage. I acknowledge that this is a
> reasonable allocation of risk.
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