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

Kristof Ralovich ralovich at in.tum.de
Thu Mar 20 17:06:45 UTC 2014

On Sun, Mar 2, 2014 at 12:32 PM, Kristof Ralovich <ralovich at in.tum.de>wrote:

> On Fri, Feb 28, 2014 at 2:18 PM, Thorsten Alteholz <alteholz at debian.org>wrote:
>> Hi Kristof,
>> On Thu, 27 Feb 2014, Kristof Ralovich wrote:
>>> we were able to address the licensing of  src/SerialUsb.cpp
>> I am afraid that the real problem wasn't solved.
>> src/SerialUsb.cpp is published under GPLv2, lots of other stuff is
>> published under GPLv3+. Both licenses demand that the resulting software is
>> published under their license. So it is not possible to mix both.
>> Please also see the matrix of Paul, which is available for example at
>>   https://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2014/01/msg00078.html
>> Everything would be fine if you license your code under GPLv2+ instead of
>> GPLv3+ ...
>>    Thorsten
> Dear Christian,
> I have misunderstood Throsten's remark previously, I thought the only
> problem was missing clarity in debian/copyright. That's not the case,
> hence, I released a new upstream version 1.16. In this the external GPLv2
> code is removed completely, and I have relicensed my work in src/SerialUsb.cpp
> under GPLv3+
> This is all folded that into the debian downstream too. git-pbuilder
> passes under debian/unstable. Could you please take a look at it and upload
> if possible?
> Thank you for your help!
> Kristof

Dear Thorsten,

I've removed the GPLv2 code from the upstream, and Christian kindly
uploaded a new 1.16-1 package.

Would you please take a look at it again?

Thank you,
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