Re: Bug#395961: gabber: Links with GPL-incompatible licensed OpenSSL
[gnomemm maintainer added to cc]
Francesco Poli <email@example.com> wrote:
> I think this exception should be copied into the debian/copyright,
I agree. As well as breaking policy, it means the same report may
> Moreover: it seems that one of the libraries the package depends
> on is available under the terms of the GNU GPL v2, without any
> additional linking permission: namely libgnomemm. [...]
http://gtkmm.sourceforge.net/ says: 'gtkmm is free software distributed
under the GNU Library General Public License (LGPL).' The COPYING in
the stable libgnomemm*tar.bz2 seems to confirm that.
Why is debian distributing libgnomemm under the GPL?
My Opinion Only: see http://people.debian.org/~mjr/
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