[Pkg-running-devel] Comments regarding antpm_1.14-1_i386.changes

Kristof Ralovich ralovich at in.tum.de
Wed Jan 8 23:44:28 UTC 2014

On Wed, Jan 8, 2014 at 7:30 PM, Christian PERRIER <bubulle at debian.org>wrote:

> Quoting Thorsten Alteholz (ftpmaster at ftp-master.debian.org):
> > Dear Maintainer,
> >
> > the file src/SerialUsb.cpp contains two copyright statements.
> > The first one from the original authors says something about GPLv2,
> > the second one says GPLv3+.
> > Can you please explain why this combination can be possible?
> > Both licenses say something like: "If you include code under this
> > license in a larger program, the larger program must be under this
> > license too."
> >
> > Further there are other files licensed under GPLv2 only(for example
> > src/tests/*) that are not mentioned in debian/copyright.
> Kristof, would you mind looking at that? I have to admit that I am a
> little bit sick about how licensing analification became in Debian, in
> 10 years.
> So, in short, I don't care a s**t about whether antpm ends up in Debian
> or not as it ended up on my system where I need it.
> If all this crap is sorted out, I may upload...or I may not, depending
> on my state of mind at that moment.
> --
> Bubulle, that close to give away his GPG key and really stop doing
> Debian stuff now. Really.
> Dear Christian,

I released a new upstream version 1.15 hoping to address Thorsten's
comment. I've folded that into the debian downstream too. Could you please
take a look at it and upload if possible?

Thank you for your help!

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