[Date Prev][Date Next] [Thread Prev][Thread Next] [Date Index] [Thread Index]

Re: mime-tools problems

On Sat, 12 Jan 2008 13:19:44 -0200, Martín Ferrari wrote:

> I backported the fixes done to libfile-spec-perl to mime-tools, but
> I'm having an error on upgrade that I've never seen before and I don't
> know how to fix it:

Hm, if I compare http://wiki.debian.org/Renaming_a_Package and
trunk/mime-tools/debian/control I see a difference: the Replaces is
not versioned and probably should be ...
> Also, I found that the package has some serious licensing problems,
> that I'm sure won't let it pass NEW today:

> in /lib/MIME/Decoder/UU.pm:
> "UU-decoding code lifted from "uuexplode", a Perl script by an unknown
> author..."

Hm ...
> These files have no copyright nor license:
> ./t/Globby.pm
> ./lib/MIME/Field/ParamVal.pm
> ./lib/MIME/Parser/Reader.pm
> These files have author but not license:
> ./lib/MIME/Field/ContType.pm
> ./lib/MIME/Field/ConTraEnc.pm
> ./lib/MIME/Field/ContDisp.pm
> ./lib/MIME/WordDecoder.pm

They seem to be by the same author so I guess assuming they have the
same license as the whole module might be safe.
> And finally, there are many acknowledgements in ./lib/MIME/Tools.pm
> that I don't know if we should include in debian/copyright.

I think that's a matter of tase ...

 .''`.   http://info.comodo.priv.at/ | gpg key ID: 0x00F3CFE4
 : :' :  debian: the universal operating system - http://www.debian.org/
 `. `'   member of https://www.vibe.at/ | how to reply: http://got.to/quote/
   `-    NP: Joan Baez: Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Sumer

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: Digital signature

Reply to: