Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] wireshark_0.99.2-1_i386.changes REJECTED
From: Gerald Combs <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 19 Jul 2006 14:02:53 -0500
The Debian package approval process turned up several source files in
the  Wireshark distribution that don't have explicit licenses.  With the
exception of in_cksum.h, is there any reason these shouldn't be GPLed?

> epan/in_cksum.h:
>   no license info (but most probably BSD, like in_cksum.c)
> 
> epan/dfilter/glib-util.c:
> epan/dfilter/glib-util.h:
>   no license info, but glib- looks like it comes from GLIB, hence LGPL 
>  
> epan/dfilter/grammar.h:
>   no license info (but most probably LGPL, like grammar.c)
> 
> snprintf.h:
>   no license info (but most probably GPL, like snprintf.c)

  [ Do we still need snprintf*.[ch]?  We appear to use g_snprintf()
    everywhere. ]

> The remaining files without license are listed below; could you have
> a look at them ?  I believe an email stating "those are under the same
> terms as Wireshark" would be enough, no need to roll a new tarball.
> 
> editcap.c: missing license info
> merge.c: missing license info, but based on ethereal work
> mergecap.c: idem
> tap-funnel.c: no license
> epan/epan.c: no license
> epan/exceptions.h: no license info
> epan/dtd_grammar.h: no license info
> epan/dfilter/gencode.h: idem
>  
> epan/dissectors/packet-bootparams.h: no license info 
> epan/dissectors/packet-mount.h: no license info
> epan/dissectors/packet-nfs.h: no license info
> epan/dissectors/packet-nlm.h: no license info
> epan/dissectors/packet-x11-keysym.h: no license
> gtk/win32-file-dlg.h: no license
> tools/lemon/cppmagic.h: no license
> 
> And then the one I don't know what to do with:
> 
> epan/dissectors/packet-diameter-defs.h:
>  * This file contains the static definitions of the Diameter base protocol
>  * AVPs.  If libxml is in the LD_LIBRARY_PATH, and dictionary.xml exists,
>  * then it will not be used.
>  * 
>  * $Id: packet-diameter-defs.h 17449 2006-03-02 21:19:25Z etxrab $
>  * Generated: Fri Feb 23 13:04:15 2001
>  * * Copyright (c) 2005 by Anders Broman <[email protected]>