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From:
mls @ suse . de
Date:
May 23, 2007 07:15
Subject:
[perl #43037] Bad license in perl distribution
Message ID:
rt-3.6.HEAD-21644-1179928194-692.43037-75-0@perl.org
# New Ticket Created by  mls@suse.de 
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This is a bug report for perl from mls@suse.de,
generated with the help of perlbug 1.35 running under perl v5.8.8.


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[Please enter your report here]

The perl-5.8.8 distribution contains vms/vms.c, which in turn contains
a section that is licensed under the following terms:

  Copyright (C) 1989-1994 by
  Mark Pizzolato - INFO COMM, Danville, California  (510) 837-5600

  Permission is hereby  granted for the reproduction of this software,
  on condition that this copyright notice is included in the reproduction,
  and that such reproduction is not for purposes of profit or material
  gain.

  27-Aug-1994 Modified for inclusion in perl5
              by Charles Bailey  bailey@newman.upenn.edu

This is not compatible to the GPL or the Artistic License. Please try
to get the permission from Mark Pizzolato to distribute this code
under the perl license.

[Please do not change anything below this line]
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---
Flags:
    category=core
    severity=high
---
This perlbug was built using Perl v5.8.8 - Sat Nov 25 11:31:15 UTC 2006
It is being executed now by  Perl v5.8.8 - Sat Nov 25 11:26:35 UTC 2006.

Site configuration information for perl v5.8.8:

Configured by abuild at Sat Nov 25 11:26:35 UTC 2006.

Summary of my perl5 (revision 5 version 8 subversion 8) configuration:
  Platform:
    osname=linux, osvers=2.6.18, archname=i586-linux-thread-multi
    uname='linux eisler 2.6.18 #1 smp tue nov 21 12:59:21 utc 2006 i686 athlon i386 gnulinux '
    config_args='-ds -e -Dprefix=/usr -Dvendorprefix=/usr -Dinstallusrbinperl -Dusethreads -Di_db -Di_dbm -Di_ndbm -Di_gdbm -Duseshrplib=true -Doptimize=-O2 -march=i586 -mtune=i686 -fmessage-length=0 -Wall -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -Wall -pipe'
    hint=recommended, useposix=true, d_sigaction=define
    usethreads=define use5005threads=undef useithreads=define usemultiplicity=define
    useperlio=define d_sfio=undef uselargefiles=define usesocks=undef
    use64bitint=undef use64bitall=undef uselongdouble=undef
    usemymalloc=n, bincompat5005=undef
  Compiler:
    cc='cc', ccflags ='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -Wdeclaration-after-statement -D_LARGEFILE_SOURCE -D_FILE_OFFSET_BITS=64',
    optimize='-O2 -march=i586 -mtune=i686 -fmessage-length=0 -Wall -D_FORTIFY_SOURCE=2 -g -Wall -pipe',
    cppflags='-D_REENTRANT -D_GNU_SOURCE -DTHREADS_HAVE_PIDS -DDEBUGGING -fno-strict-aliasing -pipe -Wdeclaration-after-statement'
    ccversion='', gccversion='4.1.2 20061115 (prerelease) (SUSE Linux)', gccosandvers=''
    intsize=4, longsize=4, ptrsize=4, doublesize=8, byteorder=1234
    d_longlong=define, longlongsize=8, d_longdbl=define, longdblsize=12
    ivtype='long', ivsize=4, nvtype='double', nvsize=8, Off_t='off_t', lseeksize=8
    alignbytes=4, prototype=define
  Linker and Libraries:
    ld='cc', ldflags =''
    libpth=/lib /usr/lib /usr/local/lib
    libs=-lnsl -ldl -lm -lcrypt -lutil -lpthread -lc
    perllibs=-lnsl -ldl -lm -lcrypt -lutil -lpthread -lc
    libc=/lib/libc-2.5.so, so=so, useshrplib=true, libperl=libperl.so
    gnulibc_version='2.5'
  Dynamic Linking:
    dlsrc=dl_dlopen.xs, dlext=so, d_dlsymun=undef, ccdlflags='-Wl,-E -Wl,-rpath,/usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i586-linux-thread-multi/CORE'
    cccdlflags='-fPIC', lddlflags='-shared'

Locally applied patches:
    

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@INC for perl v5.8.8:
    /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8/i586-linux-thread-multi
    /usr/lib/perl5/5.8.8
    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8/i586-linux-thread-multi
    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl/5.8.8
    /usr/lib/perl5/site_perl
    /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8/i586-linux-thread-multi
    /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl/5.8.8
    /usr/lib/perl5/vendor_perl
    .

---
Environment for perl v5.8.8:
    HOME=/suse/mls
    LANG (unset)
    LANGUAGE (unset)
    LC_COLLATE=POSIX
    LC_CTYPE=de_DE@euro
    LD_LIBRARY_PATH (unset)
    LOGDIR (unset)
    PATH=/suse/mls/bin:/opt/kde3/bin:/usr/local/bin:/usr/bin:/usr/sbin:/sbin:/usr/X11R6/bin:/bin:/usr/lib/java/bin:/usr/games/bin:/usr/games:/opt/gnome/bin:/opt/kde/bin:/usr/openwin/bin:/opt/pilotsdk/bin:/suse/mls/korn
    PERL_BADLANG (unset)
    SHELL=/bin/tcsh


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