[Buildd-tools-devel] Licensing under the GPL version 3

Roger Leigh rleigh at whinlatter.ukfsn.org
Sun Sep 16 00:48:10 UTC 2007

Roger Leigh <rleigh at whinlatter.ukfsn.org> writes:

> I have been considering relicensing schroot under GPLv3 (or later).
> The finalised licence appears to be considered DFSG-free, and I do
> like the additional protections it offers the user (and developer),
> e.g. with regard to software patents.
> sbuild and buildd-tools are, like schroot, also licensed as GPLv2 (or
> later), so it would be possible to relicence as GPLv3 (or later) if
> there was concensus to do that.

Tonight, I moved all the schroot sources from GPLv2 or later to GPLv3
or later.  This is now present in the new GIT repository.  I updated
all the boilerplate and COPYING.

I have not touched sbuild or buildd-tools.  For now, these can remain
GPLv2 or later.


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