Re: problem with missing license -- what's the procedure ?
Jeremie Koenig <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> I'm packaging miBoot, which is an oldworld powermac bootloader, to be
> able to cleanly build d-i boot floppies. However, the archive
> distributed by upstream is missing a license.
> I'm about to send a mail to the author about this, so:
> * do I cc: debian-legal?
Probably not necessary, since there probably isn't a real legal
problem here. If it gets complicated, then by all means cc:
> * would an email (possibly GPG-signed) stating that we can
> distribute miBoot under the terms of the GPL be sufficient, or do
> we absolutely need the license included together with the software?
An email is sufficient. It should be quoted in the debian copyright file.