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From Ross Gardler <rgard...@apache.org>
Subject Re: may a bundle containing a gpl licensed library be uploaded to the clerezza svn repo?
Date Wed, 18 May 2011 11:08:08 GMT
On 18/05/2011 11:56, Hasan Hasan wrote:
> Hi Reto
>
> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:43 PM, Reto Bachmann-Gmuer<
> reto.bachmann@trialox.org>  wrote:
>
>> we have been talking about this before:
>>
>> http://mail-archives.apache.org/mod_mbox/incubator-clerezza-dev/201104.mbox/%3CBANLkTikOacmm4fa0C36xWGzWxULPes2WUw@mail.gmail.com%3E
>> where I ointed you to
>> http://activemq.apache.org/java-service-wrapper.html
>>
>
>
> activemq.apache.org has the binary code of java-service-wrapper library
> (wrapper.jar) in their binary and source distribution
>
> *
> http://apache.mirror.testserver.li//activemq/apache-activemq/5.5.0/activemq-parent-5.5.0-source-release.zip
>
> find wrapper.jar of tanukisoftware in folder
> activemq-parent-5.5.0\assembly\src\release\bin
> and
> activemq-parent-5.5.0\trunk\assembly\src\release\bin

At first glance that does not look to be under an Apache compatible 
licence. See 
http://wrapper.tanukisoftware.com/doc/english/licenseOverview.html

Has this been approved by legal?

Ross



>
> hasan
>
> *
>
>>
>> Reto
>>
>>
>> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Daniel Spicar
>> <daniel.spicar@trialox.org>  wrote:
>>> Hi,
>>>
>>> the library is not a runtime dependency. I implemented a "deamonized"
>>> Clerezza Service using "Java Service Wrapper" (JSW). Check issue
>>> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/CLEREZZA-502 for the project.
>>>
>>> The launcher-wrapper is completely optional. If it is compiled it creates
>> a
>>> JAR that can be used together with JSW libraries and scripts to enable
>>> Clerezza to be run as a service on multiple Platforms. Of course a user
>> can
>>> just download the JSW binaries himself from
>>> http://www.tanukisoftware.organd copy it into the same folder together
>>> with with the Clerezza launcher
>>> and launcher-wrapper JARs to use this functionality.
>>>
>>> To wrap up:
>>> - Clerezza can be built and run without the library in question.
>>> - The service wrapper needs the library and some additional files at
>>> runtime.
>>> - Currently the wrapper projects contains the libraries and the scripts
>> in
>>> the src/resources folder so this is most likely conflicting with the
>> Apache
>>> License. But the reason for this is merely convenience.
>>> - If we can not supply the libraries in question is there some platform
>>> independent solution to make the installation convenient for the user?
>>>
>>> Best,
>>> Daniel
>>>
>>> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 6:57 PM, Ross Gardler<rgardler@apache.org>
>> wrote:
>>>
>>>> Is this necessary at build time or an optional runtime?
>>>>
>>>> If a necessary bundle the. You need to find another solution if an
>> optional
>>>> runtime then you can created a Clerezza-extras project over on
>>>> http://apache-extras.org and hits it there.
>>>>
>>>> Ross
>>>>
>>>> Sent from my mobile device (so please excuse typos)
>>>>
>>>> On 12 May 2011, at 17:47, Reto Bachmann-Gmuer<
>> reto.bachmann@trialox.org>
>>>> wrote:
>>>>
>>>>> no, see http://www.apache.org/legal/3party.html.
>>>>>
>>>>> Cheers,
>>>>> Reto
>>>>>
>>>>> On Thu, May 12, 2011 at 6:28 PM, Hasan Hasan<hasan@trialox.org>
>> wrote:
>>>>>> Dear Bertrand, all
>>>>>>
>>>>>> We are developing a bundle that uses a GPL licensed library. We don't
>>>> make
>>>>>> any changes or extend the library, but just use it. Would this be
a
>>>> problem
>>>>>> if the clerezza svn repo contains this library or should we remove
it
>>>> from
>>>>>> the bundle before uploading the bundle to the svn repo?
>>>>>>
>>>>>> Cheers
>>>>>> Hasan
>>>>>>
>>>>
>>>
>>
>


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