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Re: License CC-BY-SA-4.0 used in KiCad


I reverted this commit so this should resolve the Fedora build issue.

On 3/31/19 12:59 PM, Carsten Schoenert wrote:
> Hello Aimylios,
> Am 30.03.19 um 20:42 schrieb Aimylios:
>> Hi Carsten,
> (no need to address me directly, I'm subscribed to the list)
>> your third patch breaks the Fedora nightly builds. This is the error we
>> get (see [1] for a full build log):
>> ? tag-missing           : <metadata_license> is not present
>> Validation of files failed
>> error: Bad exit status from /var/tmp/rpm-tmp.3E6TT2 (%check)
>> The reason is that the metadata_license tag is mandatory and must not be
>> omitted. It indicates the license for the appdata.xml file itself.
>> Please take a look at the AppStream specification for details [2].
> agreed, I just wondering why this just happens now. The field of the
> metadata_license was added by Wayne on Oct 24 2018, that is not that
> long ago. And no one has raised their hands as I posted the patch that
> was removing that field. ;-)
>> I vote for reverting commit e5de787 [3]. In my opinion, CC-BY-SA-4.0 is
>> a perfect choice for this kind of file. If the developers prefer a
>> different license, that is fine for me as well.
> I'm fine if Wayne wants to revert that patch. Depending on the required
> or wanted license.
>> But please add back the tag, so that we can continue distributing
>> nightly builds for Fedora.
> Until this happen I'd simply re-add that tag by a local patch.

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