CDDL+GPL still an issue?

Tom Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon May 14 14:27:32 UTC 2012


On 05/14/2012 10:06 AM, Simone Caronni wrote:
> Hello,
> 
> I would like to know if there are still issues with CDDL packages in Fedora.
> 
> It is not my intention to start a flame, I'm simply asking if that's
> still the case or if I can fill a Review Request for the infamous
> cdrtools in Fedora:

No. We're not including cdrtools in Fedora. Consider it pre-emptively
legally blocked.

The last time this topic was brought up, I took the time to identify all
of the legal issues around it (and attempt to dispel some of Mr.
Schilling's crazy):

https://www.redhat.com/archives/fedora-legal-list/2009-July/msg00000.html

I've also added it to the Forbidden Items list:

https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Forbidden_items#cdrtools

~tom

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