Re: GPL-2-only packages using GPL-3+ readline
On Sat, 02 Jan 2021 at 00:48:43 +0100, Bastian Germann wrote:
> There are some packages with GPL-2-only licensed binaries that link with
> GPL-3+ licensed libreadline.so.8. I do not know Debian-legal's current
> interpretation on that matter.
debian-legal is purely advisory, does not control what is in Debian, and
does not necessarily contain any actual lawyers. The archive administrators
<firstname.lastname@example.org> are the group that controls what is and isn't
accepted into Debian.
(not a lawyer either)