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Bug#368559: marked as done (x11-proto-gl: material under GLX Public License is not DFSG-free)



Your message dated Fri, 16 Jan 2009 08:16:49 +0100
with message-id <1232090209.13241.20.camel@radis.liafa.jussieu.fr>
and subject line Re: Bug#368559: GLX-covered files now free software
has caused the Debian Bug report #368559,
regarding x11-proto-gl: material under GLX Public License is not DFSG-free
to be marked as done.

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Package: xfree86
Version: 4.2.1-6
Severity: serious

The following sections of the debian/copyright file for xfree86:

  2.4  GLX Public License
  2.5  CID Font Code Public License

contain clauses which debian-legal has found to be non-free according
to the DFSG - see thread starting at
http://lists.debian.org/debian-legal/2003/debian-legal-200309/msg00723.html

Code covered by these licenses need to be relicensed or removed from
Debian's distribution of XFree86.

The licence

  "SGI FREE SOFTWARE LICENCE B"

which is found in the copyright file for version 4.2.1-11, also
contains a non-free clause (discussed in the same thread). Since only
the Debian revision differs, I suppose that whatever code that is
covered by will also be present in 4.2.1-6.

Since the BTS wants a version, I give the one curtrently in sarge
(which is where we need most urgently to keep track of
release-critical issues), but the ones in woody and sid, plus the
expermental 4.3.0 packages, all look to be affected too.

-- 
Henning Makholm                                    "*Vi vil ha wienerbrød!*"


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On Wed, 2009-01-14 at 16:18 -0500, Brett Smith wrote:
> The files discussed in this bug are now free software.  You can find
> details in the recent discussion in #211765.

Closing the bug accordingly. (As far as I can see in git there have been
no changes to glxint.h since 2004, so the relicensing should apply to
everything in the archive, thus not closing in a particular version.)

Cheers,
Julien


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