[MacPorts] #37321: new port: dfu-util

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Sat Dec 15 14:07:03 PST 2012

#37321: new port: dfu-util
  Reporter:  benoit.triquet@…  |      Owner:  ryandesign@…
      Type:  submission        |     Status:  closed
  Priority:  Normal            |  Milestone:
 Component:  ports             |    Version:  2.1.2
Resolution:  fixed             |   Keywords:
      Port:  dfu-util          |

Comment (by benoit.triquet@…):

 Replying to [comment:1 ryandesign@…]:

 Thanks for the rapid inclusion, tips and fixes (I should learn more about
 libtool and pkgconfig).

 > The headers in the source files say:
 > {{{
 > * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 > * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 > * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
 > * (at your option) any later version.
 > }}}
 > So the license should be "GPL-2+" not "GPL-2".

 Good catch, I hadn't even looked. I based my portfile on the explicit
 statement "GPL v2" on the webpage.

 I will side with you, I assume this is just a mistake from upstream and
 not a willful decision to make the entire package GPL v2 except some files
 GPL v2+. There are 4 header files that do not have their own license but
 they are headers of source files that are indeed GPL v2+ so this cannot be

 I am asking upstream for clarification, will keep you posted.

Ticket URL: <https://trac.macports.org/ticket/37321#comment:4>
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