[llvm-bugs] [Bug 32962] New: ConvertUTF.cpp is shipped with a non "University of Illinois Open Source License" compatible license
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Mon May 8 03:47:43 PDT 2017
Bug ID: 32962
Summary: ConvertUTF.cpp is shipped with a non "University of
Illinois Open Source License" compatible license
Severity: release blocker
Component: Support Libraries
Assignee: unassignedbugs at nondot.org
Reporter: sylvestre at debian.org
CC: llvm-bugs at lists.llvm.org
Detected by lintian, the Debian static analyzer:
lib/Support/ConvertUTF.cpp include material under a non-free
license from Unicode Inc. Therefore, it is not possible to ship this in
main or contrib.
This license does not grant any permission to modify the files (thus
failing DFSG#3). Moreover, the license grant to attempt to restrict use
to "products supporting the Unicode Standard" (thus failing DFSG#6).
In this case a solution is to use libicu and to remove this code by
Refer to https://bugs.debian.org/823100 for details.
And https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Debian_Free_Software_Guidelines for Debian
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