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[opensuse] Re: [opensuse-factory] Re: openSUSE build & testing procedure and faulty pruning of builds causing build failures
  • From: Anders Johansson <ajh@xxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Sat, 21 Jul 2012 16:57:31 +0200
  • Message-id: <2555235.zdrsWRrtBa@carolin>
On Saturday 21 July 2012 07:32:42 Linda Walsh wrote:
to build that release expire -- as the GPL doesn't say that sources
to binaries can be unavailable if it is more than 'n' years past their
initial release date.

It actually does. Sections 3a and b

a) Accompany it with the complete corresponding machine-readable
source code, which must be distributed under the terms of Sections
1 and 2 above on a medium customarily used for software interchange; or,

b) Accompany it with a written offer, valid for at least three
years, to give any third party, for a charge no more than your
cost of physically performing source distribution, a complete
machine-readable copy of the corresponding source code, to be
distributed under the terms of Sections 1 and 2 above on a medium
customarily used for software interchange; or,

so you can either ship it immediately, with the binaries, in which case it
doesn't have to be made available in any other way for any amount of time, or
you can make it available on request, in which case it expires after 3 years,
at a minimum.

Anders
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