On Mon, Aug 07, 2017 at 03:54:42AM +0200, Bob Mauchin wrote: > I intend to package it for Fedora but I have no license file. I have > contacted the developer awhile ago and I'm still waiting for an answer. > It's based on a Larry Wall script under Perl license so there should not be > any issue.
Do the individual source files contain license information? Or is it otherwise documented? See https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:LicensingGuidelines#License_Text for guidance on this. > Also I don't know if it's compatible with the guidelines but I renamed the > package: the original binary is named rename but was conflicting with GNU > rename so I patched the source to add a "p" prefix. I remember reading in > the guidelines that prefixing is an option in case of conflict but I'm not > sure it is the approved way. https://fedoraproject.org/wiki/Packaging:Conflicts#Binary_Name_Conflicts Does this package exist in other distros? Doing what they do is usually a good choice. Most ideally, you convince the upstream to switch to a compatible name. -- Matthew Miller <mat...@fedoraproject.org> Fedora Project Leader _______________________________________________ devel mailing list -- firstname.lastname@example.org To unsubscribe send an email to devel-le...@lists.fedoraproject.org