[ITP] libsuexec 1.0

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Aug 18 12:22:00 GMT 2014

Hi Daniel,

On Aug 17 21:22, D. Boland wrote:
> Hi group,
> Thanks for all the critiques and suggestions regarding this new
> library. I have made changes accordingly.
> * The term 'capabilities' has been removed from the hints file, since
> that is not what the library is about or for.
> * Also the term 'multi-root' has been removed from the hints file. I
> think the new description in the hints file now accurately covers what
> the library does.
> * Not all functions in the library were declared. They are now.
> * I added a readme file.
> * I removed the dynamic library. This library will be static only.
> * I put the license under the 'Open Source Definition' license and
> added a reference to the complete license text.

Uh, that's a bit of a problem.

The text under http://opensource.org/docs/osd/ does *not* constitute a
license by itself.  It just describes what a license has to define to
become an OSS license.  For blessed OSS licenses, see
http://opensource.org/licenses/.  For a simple lib like this I'd suggest
http://opensource.org/licenses/BSD-2-Clause or

> http://cygwin.boland.nl/x86/release/libsuexec/

A LICENSE file parallel to usr/share/doc/README containing the license
text would be nice.

Other than that licensing issue, the package is GTG.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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