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Re: [PATCH] distro: Add util-linux.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH] distro: Add util-linux.
Date: Mon, 03 Dec 2012 16:27:05 +0100
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Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> skribis:

> Nikita Karetnikov <address@hidden> writes:
>> 3. 'util-linux' uses a lot of licenses. According to
>> 'README.licensing', it uses GPLv3+, GPLv2+, GPLv2, LGPLv2+, BSD with
>> advertising, and Public Domain. GPLv2+ is the default license for code
>> without an explicitly defined license.
> Btw, what tools from util-linux is it that you believe are important?
> If the licensing situation is unclear, maybe those could be moved to
> some GNU project (CoreUtils/InetUtils/...?).

Unfortunately, Coreutils is no longer sufficient:


And IIRC the latest Ineutils release lacks a few tools compared to
net-tools, no?


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