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From Mathias Bauer <Mathias_Ba...@gmx.net>
Subject Re: Bootstrapping a build
Date Wed, 15 Jun 2011 16:59:48 GMT
On 15.06.2011 18:07, Sam Ruby wrote:
> On Wed, Jun 15, 2011 at 6:10 AM, Mathias Bauer<Mathias_Bauer@gmx.net>  wrote:
>> Moin,
>>
>> there are two things about building OOo that need to be clarified.
>>
>> Currently we use "configure" to set the build environment. The way we are
>> doing it requires that a few GPLed files are part of our code repository:
>>
>> acinclude.m4
>> aclocal.m4
>> config.guess
>> config.sub
>> configure
>>
>> "configure" is generated from "configure.in" that AFAIK is owned by Oracle
>> and also resides in OOo's code repository.
>>
>> How can we do that in a code repository hosted at apache.org?
>
> This is most likely NOT a problem:
>
> http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#build-tools
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-23
>
> - Sam Ruby
>

I was hoping for that. Excellent. :-)

So though these files can't be part of the grant from Oracle, we should 
be able to take them from the OOo repo under the (L)GPL, right?

Regards,
Mathias

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