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bug #39678: kdebase: kdepasswd is possibly non-free

Submitted by:  Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Submitted on:  Fri 02 Aug 2013 08:18:33 PM UTC  
 
Category: gNewSense 3Severity: 4 - Important
Item Group: All architecturesStatus: Upstream
Privacy: PublicAssigned to: Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Open/Closed: Open

Sun 05 Jan 2014 01:15:30 PM UTC, comment #5:

The copyright holder says it falls under X11 license. The patch for that is a bit more elaborate than replacing KAboutData::License_Artistic, so I hope this gets patched in upstream shortly.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
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Mon 30 Dec 2013 03:02:05 PM UTC, comment #4:

Uploaded patched kdebase-workspace (kdm) and debian-edu (education-desktop-kde).

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
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Sun 29 Dec 2013 09:38:22 PM UTC, comment #3:

Not much response from upstream. I've removed kdepasswd from the repo.

TODO: remove dependencies in kdm and education-desktop-kde.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Tue 13 Aug 2013 07:52:04 PM UTC, comment #2:

Reported to KDE [1]. I'll give it some time before I put effort into repackaging.

[1] https://bugs.kde.org/show_bug.cgi?id=323427

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 02 Aug 2013 08:20:54 PM UTC, comment #1:

Blacklisted in debderiver rev. 130.

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.
Fri 02 Aug 2013 08:18:33 PM UTC, original submission:

In package kdebase, the file apps/kdepasswd/kdepasswd.cpp has a notice in the header with an X11 style license:

But the "about" data in the code says that it falls under the (non-free) Artistic License:

Sam Geeraerts <samgee>
Project AdministratorIn charge of this item.

 

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