Re: RFS: phing (third try)
thanks Benoit for your help. I forgot to update debian/copyright file. All package is released under LGPL (v3) license.
Zip archive has been removed from that release so no problem for it.
I also updated the associated git repository :
I allways search for a sponsor.
Le 23 mars 2011 18:32, Benoît Knecht <email@example.com>
a écrit :
There seems to be some copyright problems with this package.
> Dear mentors,
> I am looking for a sponsor for my package "phing".
> * Package name : phing
> Version : 2.4.5-1
> Upstream Author : Hans Lellelid <firstname.lastname@example.org
>, Michiel Rook <
> * URL : http://phing.info/
> * License : LGPL
> Section : devel
First of all, you list a bunch of files
(classes/phing/IntrospectionHelper.php, etc.) as being All rights
reserved; that's not a license, and it contradicts the header of (at
least some of, I didn't check them all) these files, which indicate
There's another issue with classes/phing/lib/Zip.php, which uses the PHP
license; that license is incompatible with the GPL .
Finally, you've chosen to release the packaging under the GPL, whereas
(most of) the package is LGPL. It's usually a good idea to use the same
(or a more permissive) license for the packaging as for the package
I haven't looked at the software itself yet.
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