[Pkg-oss4-maintainers] oss4_4.1~hg20080716-1_amd64.changes REJECTED

Romain Beauxis toots at rastageeks.org
Wed Oct 22 22:57:15 UTC 2008

Le Monday 20 October 2008 23:52:44 Joerg Jaspert, vous avez écrit :
> Hi Maintainer,

	Hi Joerg !

> rejected, im sorry but this package contains mostly non-free stuff.
> The file srcconf.c has the following license:
>  This software is released under CDDL 1.0 source license for operating
> systems that have their full source code available under the BSD or CDDL
> licenses.
> This is actually against DFSG, feel free to select between #5 and #6.
> Additionally Debian does *not* have the full source code as BSD or CDDL.
> And last, but not least, one would need to check if this code ever gets
> linked to a GPL licensed file, because that would make it
> non-distributable then.
> And then we have srcconf_solaris.inc and others stating
> #define COPYING2 Copyright (C) Hannu Savolainen and Dev Mazumdar
> 2000-2006. All rights reserved.
> which basically means "no rights".
> But worst, you missed the most important "DO NOT UPLOAD" before you
> uploaded in their COPYING file:
> This source tree is reserved for internal use by 4Front Technologies and
> by registerd contributors of Open Sound System. You have no right to
> redistribute this version or to use it for any other purpose than
> developing OSS itself.
> Or did you ever read EULA?

Thanks for the review, and sorry for the time taken.

The OSS developpers are commited to releasing an open source set of their 
code. Stable releases are distributed with three different licences, for 
Linux (GPL), BSD (BSD) and SunOS (CDDL).

For this package, we switched to the latest developpement trunk, in order to 
get the latest code, in particular for a licence fix that we had asked for a 
file in the source. More generaly, upstream was responsive to relicencing 

I guess we then weren't carefull enough to spot these issues when we did the 

I will come back on this package as soon as possible, and try to fix these 


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