Wireshark-dev: Re: [Wireshark-dev] Wireshark License
From: Jakub Zawadzki <[email protected]>
Date: Wed, 8 Jun 2011 12:00:52 +0200
On Tue, Jun 07, 2011 at 05:40:30PM -0700, Tharaneedharan Vilwanathan wrote:
> I have a very quick question about Wireshark License.
> 
> Is it GPLv2 or GPLv3? From the information I collected from webpages, it
> looks like it is up to the user to choose GPLv2 or GPLv3. Can someone
> confirm this?

GPLv2:

To quote COPYING file [1] ,,Wireshark is distributed under the GNU GPLv2. There are no restrictions
on its use.''

[1] http://anonsvn.wireshark.org/viewvc/trunk/COPYING?revision=32798&view=co