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From "Oliver B. Fischer" <o.b.fisc...@swe-blog.net>
Subject Re: Using GPL licensed software in the build infrastructure
Date Tue, 06 Jan 2015 17:44:21 GMT
Hi,

thank you for your answers.

Bye,

Oliver

Am 06.01.15 um 14:13 schrieb sebb:
> Please note that [1] has been superseded by [2]
>
> [2] http://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html
>
>
> On 6 January 2015 at 08:13, Mark Thomas <markt@apache.org> wrote:
>> On 06/01/2015 06:51, Oliver B. Fischer wrote:
>>> Hi, I read the thrid Third-Party Licensing Policy [1] but I am not sure
>>> if we can use GPL and LGPL software as FindBugs and Checkstyle or
>>> similar tools in the build chain of an ASF project. Actually I think we
>>> can use it since we use these tools only during the build. But I am not
>>> sure.
>>>
>>> I would be glad for an answer by someone of you.
>> Yes this is fine. We've done this in Tomcat for years. What we have done
>> is make the use of these tools optional.
>>
>> Mark
>>
>>
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