Contributing license information?

Luke Kendall luke.kendall@cisra.canon.com.au
Tue Oct 25 01:01:00 GMT 2011


Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Aug 19 11:09, Luke Kendall wrote:
>  
>> Soon, I will have prepared a list of the location of every license
>> file in every Cygwin package.  My motivation is to make it easy for
>> people to find the license information, if they need it.
>>
>> (Preparing this information has required a lot of work on my part,
>> so I would be happy if something could be done to make it easy to
>> keep the information up to date as packages are added and modified.)
>>
>> What is the best way to contribute the license-location information
>> so it can be integrated into Cygwin?
>>     
>
> Just create a new package for the distro which keeps the information
> and maintain it.  Somebody will have to keep the information up to date
> anyway.
>
>
> Corinna
>
>   

Is usr/share/doc/common-licenses/ within the "base-files" package, 
supposed to be the place where all license information is collected?  
Should I just use that instead of creating a new package?

Regards,

luke

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