Re: Upstream pointing to COPYING file in headers
2015-05-02 20:40 GMT-03:00 Josue Abarca <firstname.lastname@example.org>:
> Also note that the final part of GPL 2 section 9 [G1] states:
> ... " If the Program does not specify a version number of this
> License, you may choose any version ever published by the Free
> Software Foundation."
> I suppose that can be an incentive to add an appropriate license
> [G1] https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/gpl-2.0.html#section9
> Josué M. Abarca S.
Ok, but it is an option to final user. A package can't impose a
version. A package must describe the original upstream license only.