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Re: license file not found warning 3 months ago

From Greg KH to ~sircmpwn/sr.ht-discuss

On Tue, Aug 17, 2021 at 12:16:16PM +0200, Drew DeVault wrote:
> The matter of license naming has come up before. Right now, we support
> something like 10 formats. It has been decided that we will not continue
> to expand our matching code to support every possible naming convention
> humans can come up with, and instead now ask projects to change their
> approach to conform to one of the existing patterns.
> 
> If your project has several licenses then I recommend merging them into
> one file with some prose which explains which license applies to what.

Nah, use the REUSE specification which puts all of the licenses into one
directory, LICENSES/, and then use proper SPDX lines at the top of each
file to refer to the proper license(s) that that file is released under.