Copyright file for Samba4
jelmer at samba.org
Wed Sep 10 02:50:28 GMT 2008
Am Mittwoch, den 10.09.2008, 12:41 +1000 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> On Wed, 2008-09-10 at 04:23 +0200, Jelmer Vernooij wrote:
> > Am Freitag, den 29.08.2008, 12:14 +1000 schrieb Andrew Bartlett:
> > > I wondered if you might find someone on the debian side of things with
> > > an interest to work on a better copyright file for Samba4? I'm talking
> > > about the file I find here:
> > >
> > > http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/s/samba4/current/copyright
> > >
> > > (but we should actually include it in Samba4 itslef).
> > I'm actually the author of that file, together with Steinar :-)
> > > The python-wmi package has made a good start, at
> > >
> > > http://packages.debian.org/changelogs/pool/main/w/wmi/current/copyright
> > That appears to be factually incorrect, at least where it concerns the
> > copyright on the WMI-related code, on which I also have copyright.
> > Ideally, I would want to use the machine-parsable copyright format for
> > Debian for this file in the future
> > (http://wiki.debian.org/Proposals/CopyrightFormat). Would this be an ok
> > format to use for Fedora as well?
> This would fit the need to include certain BSD copyright headers in the
> installed documentation.
> It is a pity they have chosen a subtly different format to that which
> Fedora maintains for the short-hand for licences.
Yeah, indeed. The two formats seem to've been introduced independently
at around the same time (summer last year).
> > > (Perhaps this is a good reason to get towards using an unmodified
> > > Heimdal release, so we can just deal with this in the Heimdal package).
> > Yeah, that would be nice. How close are we to being able to link against
> > a system-provided Heimdal?
> We are getting pretty close, but occasionally start requiring new
> changes. I'll try to work on this again - the kpasswd server tries to
> use hdb_ldb as a keytab, which is cool, but the fixes to enable this is
> one of the remaining patches.
I would really like to see this happen, both as packager and as user.
Jelmer Vernooij <jelmer at samba.org> - http://samba.org/~jelmer/
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