buggNewSense GNU/Linux - Bugs: bug #35885, enscript: missing license file


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bug #35885: enscript: missing license file

Submitted by:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted on:  Sun 18 Mar 2012 03:34:18 PM UTC  
Category:  gNewSense 3 Severity:  4 - Important
Item Group:  All architectures Status:  Fixed
Privacy:  Public Assigned to:  Marek Buras <cyfr0n>
Open/Closed:  Closed

Fri 30 Nov 2012 10:26:53 PM UTC, comment #3:

Patch provided by Marek Buras [1]. Clean package has been added to repository.

[1] http://lists.nongnu.org/archive/html/gnewsense-dev/2012-11/msg00018.html

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Mon 19 Nov 2012 09:02:14 PM UTC, comment #2:

Enscript maintainers added the file in version 1.6.6. I'm leaving this (for now) as low-hanging fruit for newcomers.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 18 Mar 2012 03:39:23 PM UTC, comment #1:

Blacklisted in rev. 271 (metad) and 38 (debderiver).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator
Sun 18 Mar 2012 03:34:18 PM UTC, original submission:

Like enscript, GNU a2ps includes AFM files. Unlike a2ps, enscript doesn't include a license file with them. The license file, MustRead.html, says "... that the AFM files are not distributed without this file; ...". So GNU Enscript is probably in violation of that license.

Reported to GNU Enscript: https://savannah.gnu.org/bugs/?35883

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project Administrator


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