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LIN8-6727 : Libbsd recipe contains incomplete LICENSE information

Created: May 17, 2017    Updated: Dec 3, 2018
Resolved Date: Jun 25, 2017
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Fix Version:
Severity: Standard
Applicable for: Wind River Linux 8
Component/s: Userspace


The recipe (layers/oe-core/meta/recipes-support/libbsd/ says the package is licensed as: LICENSE = "BSD-4-Clause & MIT". The COPYING file lists 16 licenses, 14 more than were listed in the recipe. 

The list of licenses in the libbsd COPYING* file is: BSD-2-clause, BSD-2-clause-NetBSD, BSD-2-clause-author, BSD-2-clause-verbatim, BSD-3-clause, BSD-3-clause-Peter-Wemm, BSD-3-clause-Regents, BSD-4-clause-Christopher-G-Demetriou, BSD-4-clause-Niels-Provos, BSD-5-clause-Peter-Wemm, Beerware, Expat, ISC, ISC-Original, public-domain, public-domain-Colin-Plumb. 

Customer wants the that bb recipe file be updated with all 16 involved licenses.

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