[packagekit] Compilation error

Richard Hughes hughsient at gmail.com
Thu Oct 11 15:38:59 PDT 2007

On Fri, 2007-10-12 at 00:22 +0200, Tom Parker wrote:
> On 11/10/2007, Richard Hughes <hughsient at gmail.com> wrote:
> > Sure, so we'll ignore that :-) Tom, do you have any specific objections
> > to GPLv2+?
> I've still got the concerns regarding dual-licensing that I mentioned
> earlier.
> However, given GPLv2+ appears to be a fairly popular choice
> for other bits of open-source software, and this scenario hasn't
> majorly cropped up for any of them yet AFAIK, I'm willing to relicense
> all my contributions to GPLv2+ without any exceptions (being also of
> the opinion that backends should stay in-tree).

Brilliant, thanks.

> For my own separate
> projects I'm going with GPLv2-only for now, but for joint projects
> like this I'm willing to compromise.

Cool, thanks again. I think this makes us most suitable for inclusion
and integration with other software. I don't like the idea of
proprietary software using PackageKit, nor proprietary backends being

Can you commit the licence change to the APT backend please, thanks


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