On 03/12/2011 11:42 AM, Michel Alexandre Salim wrote:
If a package's source is under a GPL-compatible license (say
it links against a GPL library (say readline's GPLv3+), what should the
license field say? Maybe "MIT and GPLv3", with a comment explaining
which library pulls in the GPLv3 requirement?
We don't try to calculate licensing across linkage in a package. Just
use the license of the code that goes directly into the binaries within
your package. So, in your example, it would be just "MIT".