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From Shawn Jiang <genspr...@gmail.com>
Subject Re: [Daemon] License file out-of-date
Date Wed, 22 Apr 2009 14:56:25 GMT

Any comments ?

The original commit of the LICENSE file record is here:

http://markmail.org/message/u4q4gujknhwx3lwl


Jack Cai wrote:
> 
> I notice that there is a LICENSE file located at
> https://svn.apache.org/repos/asf/commons/proper/daemon/trunk/src/native/nt/procrun/LICENSE.
> It includes the below content which I believe should be removed, as
> procrun
> does not use any MD5 functions. This license is inherited from APR
> project.
> The reason might be that Procrun took 2 pieces of code fragment from APR:
> function agxGetOsLevel() in utils.c, and micro APX_ALIGN and
> APX_ALIGN_DEFAULT in handles.h.
> 
>  If I'm correct, can someone help to remove
> this unnecessary license part? Thanks a lot!
> 
> APACHE PORTABLE RUNTIME SUBCOMPONENTS:
> 
> The Apache Portable Runtime includes a number of subcomponents with
> separate copyright notices and license terms. Your use of the source
> code for the these subcomponents is subject to the terms and
> conditions of the following licenses.
> 
> For the include\apr_md5.h component:
> /*
>  * This is work is derived from material Copyright RSA Data Security, Inc.
>  *
>  * The RSA copyright statement and Licence for that original material is
>  * included below. This is followed by the Apache copyright statement and
>  * licence for the modifications made to that material.
>  */
> 
> /* Copyright (C) 1991-2, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
>    rights reserved.
> 
>    License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it
>    is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest
>    Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software
>    or this function.
> 
>    License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided
>    that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
>    Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material
>    mentioning or referencing the derived work.
> 
>    RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
>    the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
>    software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
>    without express or implied warranty of any kind.
> 
>    These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
>    documentation and/or software.
>  */
> 
> For the passwd\apr_md5.c component:
> 
> /*
>  * This is work is derived from material Copyright RSA Data Security, Inc.
>  *
>  * The RSA copyright statement and Licence for that original material is
>  * included below. This is followed by the Apache copyright statement and
>  * licence for the modifications made to that material.
>  */
> 
> /* MD5C.C - RSA Data Security, Inc., MD5 message-digest algorithm
>  */
> 
> /* Copyright (C) 1991-2, RSA Data Security, Inc. Created 1991. All
>    rights reserved.
> 
>    License to copy and use this software is granted provided that it
>    is identified as the "RSA Data Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest
>    Algorithm" in all material mentioning or referencing this software
>    or this function.
> 
>    License is also granted to make and use derivative works provided
>    that such works are identified as "derived from the RSA Data
>    Security, Inc. MD5 Message-Digest Algorithm" in all material
>    mentioning or referencing the derived work.
> 
>    RSA Data Security, Inc. makes no representations concerning either
>    the merchantability of this software or the suitability of this
>    software for any particular purpose. It is provided "as is"
>    without express or implied warranty of any kind.
> 
>    These notices must be retained in any copies of any part of this
>    documentation and/or software.
>  */
> /*
>  * The apr_md5_encode() routine uses much code obtained from the FreeBSD
> 3.0
>  * MD5 crypt() function, which is licenced as follows:
>  *
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  * "THE BEER-WARE LICENSE" (Revision 42):
>  * <phk@login.dknet.dk> wrote this file.  As long as you retain this
> notice
> you
>  * can do whatever you want with this stuff. If we meet some day, and you
> think
>  * this stuff is worth it, you can buy me a beer in return.  Poul-Henning
> Kamp
>  *
> ----------------------------------------------------------------------------
>  */
> 
> -Jack
> 
> 

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