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From Kevin Risden <kris...@apache.org>
Subject Re: What should go into license/ folders? (important)
Date Fri, 13 Dec 2019 15:19:09 GMT
https://www.apache.org/legal/release-policy.html#licensing-documentation

Based on reading the above, I think we need to have licenses and notices
for everything that ends up in the distribution unless they are downloaded
separately.

So based on that I agree with your 3 answers.

Kevin Risden


On Fri, Dec 13, 2019 at 8:34 AM Dawid Weiss <dawid.weiss@gmail.com> wrote:

> I'm porting jar checksums to gradle and it's a bit like trying to
> reconstruct this from scratch:
>
>
> https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Tower_of_Babel_(Bruegel)#/media/File:Pieter_Bruegel_the_Elder_-_The_Tower_of_Babel_(Vienna)_-_Google_Art_Project.jpg
>
> We have dangling files, references to JARs no longer used... It's a mess.
>
> I'll clean it up but I need to know the following so that its consistent:
>
> 1) Do we include checksums and licenses of JARs that are only part of
> the build? For example, solr-ref-guide has a number of esoteric
> dependencies that are not really part of the "distribution".
>
> 2) Do we include checksums and licenses of JARs that are only used in
> tests? JUnit, mocks, etc.
>
> 3) Should Solr include all licenses (and checksums) of Lucene
> dependencies or can we exclude them and only focus on Solr's own
> dependencies? Lucene dependencies are still verified and have licenses
> but only under lucene/licenses (not in both projects).
>
> My picks are:
>
> 1) no, we don't include non-code (build-only) dependencies under licenses/.
> 2) yes, we include checksums of test JARs (so that we can be sure
> builds are running the same stuff on different machines),
> 3) no, Solr's licenses/ folder should only include Solr's own
> dependencies. Lucene license files (and possibly JAR checksums) can be
> added to Solr distribution package but don't have to be stored/
> versioned/ verified twice.
>
> Dawid
>
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