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From "Andrew Wang (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (HADOOP-12893) Verify LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt
Date Thu, 21 Apr 2016 22:30:13 GMT

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Andrew Wang commented on HADOOP-12893:
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I got both my above patches in, thanks Steve for reviewing.

LEGAL-247 was resolved in favor of merging licenses, meaning we fortunately won't need a zillion
copies of BSD/ALv2/etc. I think the overall goal here is to make our best effort at being
honest about our dependencies. I surveyed a few different Apache projects, and there's no
one true style for LICENSE and NOTICE.

[~ajisakaa] and [~xiaochen] generously volunteered to help with this. I created a Google spreadsheet
that we can use to hopefully auto-generate the LICENSE/NOTICE files later on. Ping me if you
want access to that.

Besides that, I could also use some help to figure out how to copy the LICENSE and NOTICE
into our JAR files. HBase does this (related JIRA HBASE-14085), so we might be able to reuse
their pom work.

> Verify LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt
> ---------------------------------
>
>                 Key: HADOOP-12893
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/HADOOP-12893
>             Project: Hadoop Common
>          Issue Type: Bug
>    Affects Versions: 2.8.0, 3.0.0, 2.7.3, 2.6.5
>            Reporter: Allen Wittenauer
>            Priority: Blocker
>
> We have many bundled dependencies in both the source and the binary artifacts that are
not in LICENSE.txt and NOTICE.txt.



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