[Incubator] Helping out with code/license reviews

Jody Garnett jody.garnett at gmail.com
Tue Sep 30 15:41:47 PDT 2014

Thanks Johan, any tool recommendations would be great.

Jody Garnett

On Tue, Sep 30, 2014 at 2:24 PM, Johan Van de Wauw <
johan.vandewauw at gmail.com> wrote:

> Hello everyone,
> During recent discussions on the discussion mailing list and others I
> noticed that incubation could use some help.
> I have gained some experience in checking licenses when packaging for
> debian (I have removed files from saga (eg [1]) and libharu when
> packaging. Checking code for licenses became part of my second nature
> (eg [2]).
> So if there are any projects in incubation which could use some help,
> I'm available to help.
> It may also be worth pointing out that debian has some pretty nifty
> tools such as licensecheck (in package devscripts) and some lintian
> checks (when you create a package) that tend to help finding offenders
> without browsing all source (which still has to be done).
> Johan
> [1]
> http://metadata.ftp-master.debian.org/changelogs/main/s/saga/unstable_copyright
> [2]https://trac.osgeo.org/mapguide/ticket/2295
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