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From Emmanuel Lécharny <>
Subject Re: [VOTE] Release Apache Groovy 2.4.4-incubating
Date Mon, 08 Jun 2015 07:28:55 GMT
Le 08/06/15 08:51, Roman Shaposhnik a écrit :
> Let me answer one thing that is currently preventing
> me from +1ing this release. I'll address the rest
> in the morning.
> On Sun, Jun 7, 2015 at 11:26 PM, Cédric Champeau
> <> wrote:
>>>    3. The wording around licensing on
>>>              buildSrc/src/main/java/
>>>        makes me worried. Has the licensing implications of this
>>>        file every been discussed.
>> I don't think so. A fix like this has to be applied on *all* documentation
>> that is generated on older JVM releases (Jdk 6 and first releases of JDK 7).
>> We systematically apply it because we build on multple JDKs, so we cannot
>> guarantee that the generated Javadoc is not vulnerable. Any project that
>> doesn't do this has a serious problem. This is funny because I was actually
>> the first one to turn this into a plugin for Gradle, before Ant or Maven did
>> it, but our build doesn't use it. That said, if we use a plugin, we just
>> hide the fact we're using such a tool :)
> We need to raise this on general@ ASAP then. The problem is not that
> we're using it during the build, but that we're distributing it in the release
> tarball that needs to be ALv2 compatible. My understanding that it
> currently isn't.

LEGAL-171 already discussed this issue. I would suggest that Groovy use
one of the existing workaround.

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