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Re: [Fedora-packaging] Re: COPYING (license) not under docdir



On Mon, 2006-07-24 at 13:37 +0200, Axel Thimm wrote:
> On Mon, Jul 24, 2006 at 06:32:47AM -0500, Rex Dieter wrote:
> > While we're on the subject, what's the importance that the license file 
> > under %_docdir anyway? As far as I'm concerned, as long as the license 
> > is in the package somewhere, that's should be sufficient.
> 
> Easier mass-review by legal? It's easier to check there than rpm
> -ql'ing the package and browsing though all file lists.
A real legal review would have to look into each and every file in any
case. No matter which kind of "detached license files" a package's
tarball is accompanied by, or an FE rpm-packager might have added.

Ralf



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