Incorrect FSF Address error from rpmlint
leamas.alec at gmail.com
Tue Dec 23 19:42:37 UTC 2014
On 2014-12-23 20:28, Gerald B. Cox wrote:
> I'm getting an incorrect FSF address when I'm building a package.
> I checked here:
> and built the package with the recommended file. Still get the error.
> I checked the address with FSF, and what is in the COPYING file matches:
> I then checked bugzilla and found:
> which as been open since April, 2011.
> Am I missing something here? If there is indeed an error that I'm
> missing I would
> like to understand it so I can notify upstream to do the right thing.
> If this is just
> a rpmlint glitch it really should be addressed - otherwise people tend
> to start ignoring
> the errors and warnings.
The check is not only applied to COPYING but also to the license text
in source files. Have you checked those?
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