Bug 6705 - libgmp: license is LGPL, not GPL
: libgmp: license is LGPL, not GPL
Status: CLOSED FIXED
: Sisyphus
(All bugs in Sisyphus/libgmp)
: unstable
: all Linux
: P2 normal
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Reported: 2005-04-27 23:58 by
Modified: 2007-10-12 12:01 (History)


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Description From 2005-04-27 23:58:48
Steps to Reproduce:
$ rpm -q --qf '%{LICENSE}\n' libgmp
GPL
$
Actual Results:  
$ grep GPL NEWS
* Now under the LGPL.
$ grep -C1 'General Public' gmp.texi
The precise conditions of the license for the GNU MP library are found in the
Lesser General Public License version 2.1 that accompanies the source code,
see @file{COPYING.LIB}.  Certain demonstration programs are provided under the
terms of the plain General Public License version 2, see @file{COPYING}.
$
------- Comment #1 From 2005-05-24 21:02:38 -------
I'll take care.
------- Comment #2 From 2005-05-24 21:03:41 -------
Corrected in gmp-4.1.4-alt2.