Bug 6705 - libgmp: license is LGPL, not GPL
Summary: libgmp: license is LGPL, not GPL
Alias: None
Product: Sisyphus
Classification: Development
Component: libgmp (show other bugs)
Version: unstable
Hardware: all Linux
: P2 normal
Assignee: Dmitry V. Levin
QA Contact: qa-sisyphus
Depends on:
Blocks: 12448
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Reported: 2005-04-27 23:58 MSD by at@altlinux.org
Modified: 2007-10-12 12:01 MSD (History)
1 user (show)

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Description at@altlinux.org 2005-04-27 23:58:48 MSD
Steps to Reproduce:
$ rpm -q --qf '%{LICENSE}\n' libgmp
Actual Results:  
$ grep GPL NEWS
* Now under the LGPL.
$ grep -C1 'General Public' gmp.texi
The precise conditions of the license for the GNU MP library are found in the
Lesser General Public License version 2.1 that accompanies the source code,
see @file{COPYING.LIB}.  Certain demonstration programs are provided under the
terms of the plain General Public License version 2, see @file{COPYING}.
Comment 1 Dmitry V. Levin 2005-05-24 21:02:38 MSD
I'll take care.
Comment 2 Dmitry V. Levin 2005-05-24 21:03:41 MSD
Corrected in gmp-4.1.4-alt2.