Re: legal aspects of packaging nagios-sap-ccms
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On 12/01/12 13:52, Paul Wise wrote:
> On Thu, Jan 12, 2012 at 7:49 PM, Harald Jenny wrote:
>> I'm currently doing some private packaging of
>> http://sourceforge.net/projects/nagios-sap-ccms/files/ and was
>> wondering if it would be possbile to ship this package in Debian
>> non-free - there
> I don't think that is possible since there is no license on the
> librfccm files, just a copyright notice.
> Seems like this would be against the sourceforge.net terms of
> service too.
>> are some binary only libraries in the source package but this
>> does not seems to stop OpenSuSE from providing rpms.
> Either they don't care about the legal issues or they have a
> special license to distribute.
The latter is correct, though the spec file and the license
documentation in the package should be more clear about that. I've
asked one of our packagers to handle this.
I would suggest that you contact the maintainer
> of the OpenSuSE package to clarify that.
Also contact upstream and or
> SAP about possible licenses for this bit of code (and recommend
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