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From "Eric Covener (JIRA)" <j...@apache.org>
Subject [jira] [Commented] (LEGAL-291) bison output / bison dependency in httpd
Date Sun, 12 Feb 2017 13:24:42 GMT

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Eric Covener commented on LEGAL-291:
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There is no reason why the clause does not directly apply, but my fear was that it limits
(not so much in a practical sense) what one could do with the httpd code base in a subsequent
derivative.  Further, We're also not mentioning this at all in LICENSE/NOTICE.  

> bison output / bison dependency in httpd
> ----------------------------------------
>
>                 Key: LEGAL-291
>                 URL: https://issues.apache.org/jira/browse/LEGAL-291
>             Project: Legal Discuss
>          Issue Type: Question
>            Reporter: Eric Covener
>
> The httpd source distribution contains a parser generated by GNU bison. We currently
distribute the generated parser as opposed to depending on GNU bison to generate it at build
time.
> It is not really optional in any meaningful way.
> It seems like its terms technically limit what you can do with something based on httpd.
 We don't currently list anything about this issue in NOTICE/LICENSE.
> https://github.com/apache/httpd/blob/fbc5e20ead005fd3a2bec05924f9e90dfd195406/server/util_expr_parse.h
> Is there any way to keep this generated code?



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