Re: Berkeley DB 6.0 license change to AGPLv3
On 19/07/13 15:29, Ondřej Surý wrote:
> would FOSS Exception similar to
> http://www.mysql.com/about/legal/licensing/foss-exception/ fix the
> relicensing problem?
If it does what the summary says ("permits distribution of certain MySQL
Client Libraries with a developer’s FOSS applications licensed under the
terms of another FOSS license listed below, even though such other FOSS
license may be incompatible with the GPL") then I think it would only if
its list contains all licences in debian in BDB-using packages. I
expect asking apt or similar for the rdepends and checking their
copyrights might be one way to do that.
Hope that informs,
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