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FS#53474 - [ttf-hack] Custom license missing from package and not signaled as such

Attached to Project: Arch Linux
Opened by iTanguy (itanguy) - Monday, 27 March 2017, 19:32 GMT
Last edited by Doug Newgard (Scimmia) - Tuesday, 28 March 2017, 14:31 GMT
Task Type Bug Report
Category Packages: Extra
Status Assigned
Assigned To Lukas Fleischer (lfleischer)
Architecture All
Severity Low
Priority Normal
Reported Version
Due in Version Undecided
Due Date Undecided
Percent Complete 0%
Votes 0
Private No


The font provided by the package can be distributed under a "custom" license, but the license is not provided.

Additional info:
* package version: ttf-hack 2.020-2

Steps to reproduce:
1. Check upstream project license
2. Check package "Licenses" field (e.g. with "pacman -Qi")
3. Look at package files (e.g. with "pacman -Ql")

Expected result
1. License is a custom "Hack OFL + Bitstream Vera License"
2. Value is "custom" or "custom:XXX"
3. The license text is provided under "/usr/share/license/ttf-hack/", as required by the License and ArchLinux packaging guidelines

Actual result
1. OK
2. Value is "SIL Open Font License 1.1 and Bitstream Vera License"
3. No license file provided

This task depends upon

Comment by Marcin Andrzejewski (mpan) - Saturday, 05 January 2019, 16:59 GMT
The Hack typeface uses a custom┬╣, MIT-style license. The patch reflects that.
Comment by iTanguy (itanguy) - Saturday, 12 September 2020, 14:39 GMT
Bug still present in current package version (ttf-hack 3.003-3)

Proposed patch seems quite OK, upstream license doesn't seem to have changed meanwhile.