License GPL-2 conflicts with OpenSSLException

Joshua Root jmr at
Sat Apr 17 01:21:04 UTC 2021

On 2021-4-17 11:16 , Ryan Schmidt wrote:
>> "hydrogen" is not distributable because its license "GPL-2" conflicts with license "OpenSSLException" of dependency "qt5-qtbase"
> Does this make sense or is there an error in the script? Why would GPL-2 or anything conflict with OpenSSLException? It's just an exception. It lifts some restrictions imposed by the GPL. It shouldn't be imposing additional restrictions itself, should it?

Implementation detail. OpenSSLException conflicts with everything except 
the OpenSSL license. If you see that, it means that all the other 
license options also conflicted (in this case, GPL-3 or LGPL-3).

- Josh

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