dirmngr: GPLv2+, some files GPLv3+

Werner Koch wk at gnupg.org
Mon Nov 15 20:51:48 CET 2010

On Mon, 15 Nov 2010 13:27, petr.uzel at suse.cz said:

> The license of dirmngr claims to be GPLv2+. In the package the files
> dirmngr-1.0.2.tar.bz2/dirmngr-1.0.2/doc/yat2m.c
> dirmngr-1.0.2.tar.bz2/dirmngr-1.0.2/src/b64dec.c were found which are licensed
> under the GPLv3+. In the case of doc/yat2m.c it looks as though the GPLv3

Well, that is possible.  I see what I can do about it.

> As far as I understand, the src/b64dec.c was imported from GnuPG, which is
> GPLv3.
> Shouldn't dirmngr license be switched to GPLv3 ?

Dirmngr development has stopped because dirmngr is now a part of GnuPG



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