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From "Henri Yandell (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] Commented: (LEGAL-23) APR contains GPL-licensed libtool
Date Mon, 16 Jun 2008 00:57:45 GMT

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Henri Yandell commented on LEGAL-23:
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If I understand this correctly:

 * libtool is licensed under GPLv2
 * It is not in APR distribution, or APR's svn
 * It is used to build the APR distribution

What part of libtool itself ends up in the final distribution?

> APR contains GPL-licensed libtool
> ---------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-23
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-23
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Joe Orton
>
> The release tarballs produced by the APR project contain code licensed under the GPLv2,
since libtool is used.
> The wording at http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html:
> "Works under the following licenses may be included within Apache products:"
> implies this is not acceptable.

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