Re: RFC: DEP-3: Patch Tagging Guidelines
On Tue, Jun 16, 2009 at 7:20 AM, Charles Plessy<email@example.com> wrote:
> The dh_make template for debian/copyright induces many developers to put their
> packaging work under the GPL, and I have already seen packages whose license is
> otherwise BSD-ish with such patches. If the maintainer suddenly goes MIA and
> the patch is non-trivial, then in theory if we want to respect what is written,
> we are stuck with a GPL'ed patch. Therefore, we have an optional License field
> to make things crystal clear if necessary.
Sounds like dh_make needs a bug report about the default packagaging
license, could you file one?