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GPL licences in Woof

March 05, 2010 — BarryK
This is probably something that I should have done years ago.

In Woof I have created /usr/share/doc/licences directory, with these files in it:


We are supposed to have the GPL licence for a package local, within Puppy. Having just one set of them means that any PET package that you create does not need to have it's own licence file, just a link to one of the above.

Same thing in scripts. I have just started a new script, and I put this at the beginning:


#(c) Copyright Barry Kauler 2010,
#2010 Lesser GPL licence v2 (/usr/share/doc/licences/lgpl-2.1.txt)


path in the script

thank you!
Username: aragon3
"thank you very much for that. we've recently discused that problem on the forum (see ff)

Username: BarryK
"date123, I fixed the path in the original post. I had better change the spelling to "license". Looking in my dictionary, they are defined slightly differently. Ok, the path in Woof is now: /usr/share/doc/licenses

Another correction
Username: BarryK
"Better yet, why don't I name it: /usr/share/doc/legal it can have more legal files, like copying rules.

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