CDDL+GPL still an issue?

Jon Ciesla limburgher at gmail.com
Mon May 14 14:32:57 UTC 2012


On Mon, May 14, 2012 at 9:27 AM, Tom Callaway <tcallawa at redhat.com> wrote:
> 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

Ah, the memories.

-J

> ~tom
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