F21 System Wide Change: BerkeleyDB 6

Florian Weimer fweimer at redhat.com
Fri Apr 11 13:55:35 UTC 2014

On 04/11/2014 01:18 PM, Jaroslav Reznik wrote:
> = Proposed System Wide Change: BerkeleyDB 6 =
> https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Changes/BerkeleyDB_6
> Change owner(s): Jan Staněk <jstanek at redhat.com>
> Add BerkeleyDB v. 6, which changed license from previous releases (GPLv2+ to
> AGPLv3+), to Fedora while keeping the older version for packages which cannot
> use BerkeleyDB with the new license.

Please correct the wiki page.  The old license was Sleepycat (a short 
license with a relatively strong copyleft component), and not GPLv2+.

We had a packaging bug in some Fedora versions which labeled the libdb 
license incorrectly, but this was fixed in Fedora 20.

Florian Weimer / Red Hat Product Security Team

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