The following commit has been merged in the master branch:
commit d665e18c70976865fe9f4abe6ce561eab75e351a
Author: Ralf Treinen <>
Date:   Mon Jan 30 17:18:45 2012 +0100

    add text of the licence with linking exception

diff --git a/debian/copyright b/debian/copyright
index f0eabb1..27f8b57 100644
--- a/debian/copyright
+++ b/debian/copyright
@@ -5,7 +5,7 @@ Source:
 Files: *
 Copyright: 2001-2004 Christophe Troestler
-License: GPL-2.1+ with special linking exception
+License: GPL-2.1+-with-special-linking-exception
 Files: demo/*
 Copyright: ????
@@ -13,6 +13,37 @@ Licence: ???
 Files: debian/*
 Copyright: 2012 Ralf Treinen
-License: GPL-2.1+
+License: GPL-2.1+-with-special-linking-exception
+License: GPL-2.1+-with-special-linking-exception
+ These programs are free software; you can redistribute them and/or
+ modify them under the terms of the GNU General Public License as
+ published by the Free Software Foundation.  License, or (at your
+ option) any later version.
+ .
+ These programs are distributed in the hope that they will be useful,
+ but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
+ General Public License for more details.
+ .
+ On Debian systems, the full text of the GNU General Public
+ License version 2 can be found in the file
+ `/usr/share/common-licenses/GPL-2'.
+ .
+ As a special exception to the GNU Lesser General Public License, you
+ may link, statically or dynamically, a "work that uses the Library"
+ with a publicly distributed version of the Library to produce an
+ executable file containing portions of the Library, and distribute
+ that executable file under terms of your choice, without any of the
+ additional requirements listed in clause 6 of the GNU Lesser General
+ Public License.  By "a publicly distributed version of the Library",
+ we mean either the unmodified Library as distributed, or a modified
+ version of the Library that is distributed under the conditions
+ defined in clause 3 of the GNU Library General Public License.  This
+ exception does not however invalidate any other reasons why the
+ executable file might be covered by the GNU Lesser General Public
+ License.

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