rev-upgrade to determine if binary is distributable

Bradley Giesbrecht pixilla at
Thu Jun 7 07:50:11 PDT 2012

On Jun 7, 2012, at 1:35 AM, Joshua Root wrote:

> On 2012-6-7 09:16 , Bradley Giesbrecht wrote:
>> It's not so much that the tasks are related but rather that rev-upgrade is already testing all the links so it seems like an efficient place to test the license of files port. See below for what appears to be a case where no files are actually linked but the port still shows a license conflict.
> Just because a port doesn't contain any binaries dynamically linked to a
> library in a dependency doesn't mean it is not a derivative work of that
> dependency.

I bow to your knowledge.

Would someone help me understand why djvulibre is distributable while pdf2djvu is not?
port_binary_distributable.tcl -v djvulibre
port_binary_distributable.tcl -v pdf2djvu

Is it the licenses?
djvulibre: GPL-2+
pdf2djvu: GPL-2
ImageMagick: Apache-2

Bradley Giesbrecht (pixilla)

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