[tex-live] Broken dependencies among sty files in TeX Live 2009 distribution

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at redhat.com
Mon Oct 19 22:24:26 CEST 2009

On 10/19/2009 04:21 PM, Jindrich Novy wrote:
> Hi Karl,
> On Mon, Oct 19, 2009 at 01:00:17PM -0500, Karl Berry wrote:
>> Jindrich, I don't agree with your blanket condemnation of those
>> licenses.  To the best of my knowledge, all the packages in TeX Live are
>> free, whatever "identifier" is put on them.
>> There no nosell or nosource packages in TL.
>> GFSL is certainly free.  It is legally identical to the LPPL.
> Thanks for clarification. I'm not a lawyer but we are rather strict
> with regards to ship only packages which are really freely
> distributable. GFSL license indeed looks the same like LPPL so I
> reenabled it and I'm now generating new packages in the repository
> according to this change.

We consider GFSL identical to LPPL in Fedora, you can find it in the
list of Font Licenses:



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