Patchwork [1/1] less: Correcting generic license

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Submitter Elizabeth Flanagan
Date Dec. 19, 2011, 5:23 p.m.
Message ID <2733471fa8e587a3fc4fbcb1500109e3bbbab796.1324315257.git.elizabeth.flanagan@intel.com>
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Permalink /patch/17259/
State Accepted
Commit 37c8c2c5f6937520eaf9f5d981f9315e36eba4bb
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Elizabeth Flanagan - Dec. 19, 2011, 5:23 p.m.
I've asked and received permission from Mark Nudelman, the author
of less, to utilize a generic BSD 2 clause license for less, instead
of creating a common "less" license file.

Signed-off-by: Beth Flanagan <elizabeth.flanagan@intel.com>
---
 meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb |    6 +++---
 1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)
Richard Purdie - Dec. 21, 2011, 5:17 p.m.
On Mon, 2011-12-19 at 09:23 -0800, Beth Flanagan wrote:
> I've asked and received permission from Mark Nudelman, the author
> of less, to utilize a generic BSD 2 clause license for less, instead
> of creating a common "less" license file.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Beth Flanagan <elizabeth.flanagan@intel.com>
> ---
>  meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb |    6 +++---
>  1 files changed, 3 insertions(+), 3 deletions(-)

Merged to master, thanks.

Richard

Patch

diff --git a/meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb b/meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb
index f198692..f413ba0 100644
--- a/meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb
+++ b/meta/recipes-extended/less/less_444.bb
@@ -7,10 +7,10 @@  SECTION = "console/utils"
 
 # (GPLv2+ (<< 418), GPLv3+ (>= 418)) | less
 # less is a 2-clause BSD-like permissive license
-# Reading LICENSE and COPYING indicate that GPL-3+ is suffient.
-# openSuse .spec and Debian seem to agree here. setting to GPL-3+
+# Mark Nudelman (author of less) has given permission to utilize a generic 
+# 2-clause BSD
 
-LICENSE = "GPLv3+"
+LICENSE = "GPLv3+ | BSD-2-Clause"
 LIC_FILES_CHKSUM = "file://COPYING;md5=d32239bcb673463ab874e80d47fae504 \
                     file://LICENSE;md5=1237c0f825bb36122b0b2b486ffbe6be"
 DEPENDS = "ncurses"