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Re: [debian-ntp] Bug#328200: Problems with ntp

"Matthew Garrett" <mgarrett@chiark.greenend.org.uk> wrote in message [🔎] E1EFg89-0000ia-00@chiark.greenend.org.uk">news:[🔎] E1EFg89-0000ia-00@chiark.greenend.org.uk...
Bdale Garbee <bdale@gag.com> wrote:

The file util/ansi2knr.c is also GPL.  I'm pretty sure it's unused, but
an easy reference in debian/copyright would cover it.

This may be a problem if it is used, as:

That simply sounds like a utility program included for maintainer convience. The filename explains exactly what it does.
I strongly doubt it is linked to anything besides the C library.

There are several files that are BSD with advertising clause, including
libntp/memmove.c, libntp/mktime.c, libntp/random.c, libntp/strerror.c,
libntp/strstr.c, ntpd/refclock_jupiter.c, and ntpd/refclock_mx4200.c.
These should be referenced in debian/copyright.

BSD with advertising isn't GPL compatible.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.legal@srcf.ucam.org

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