On 12/15/2011 10:42 PM, Rex Dieter wrote:
On 12/15/2011 02:58 PM, Brendan Jones wrote:
> I find the most time consuming task in the review process is the license
> check. I use a combination of find/head/grep commands to try and
> determine if some of the source files have differing licenses to the
> stated one in the spec. None of my methods guarantee 100% license
> detection, given the sheer number of licenses out there, although if we
> could consolidate all of the methods reviewers use for this we would
> have a nifty tool indeed.
> Not sure if this is something which should be part of this package or
> another entirely?
fyi, rpmdevtools rpm includes a handy 'licensecheck' tool.
That is indeed handy.
What are the limitations of this tool? Are there reasons that prohibit
it being listed as a tool in ? If not I'd be happy to update the wiki.