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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
<ftpmaster@debian.org> are the group that controls what is and isn't
accepted into Debian.

    (not a lawyer either)

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