[openstack-dev] Make libguestfs available on pypi

Richard W.M. Jones rjones at redhat.com
Thu Jul 30 11:38:25 UTC 2015

On Thu, Jul 30, 2015 at 11:14:20AM +1000, Ian Wienand wrote:
> On 07/30/2015 04:55 AM, Kris G. Lindgren wrote:
> > The following bug has already been created over a year ago [1], and
> > it looks like most of the work on the libguestfs side is already
> > done [2].  It seems something about a complaint of licensing per
> > the bug report.
> I think best to follow up in that bug
> On the license front, to quote from an internal email I
> saw fly-by about the pypi sign-up terms under question from Nick on
> 20-Jul-2015:
> ---
>  Van started drafting some amendments back in February:
>  https://bitbucket.org/vanl/pypi/commits/all
>  Key changes are here:
>  https://bitbucket.org/vanl/pypi/commits/8df8e0295c0a719e963f7c3ce430284179f03b1f
>  Further clarifications at
>  https://bitbucket.org/vanl/pypi/commits/734b1f49776d1f7f5d0671306f61a90aad713e5d
>  and
>  https://bitbucket.org/vanl/pypi/commits/0e94b169e81306607936912ecc3c42312aac5eb7
>  I'll ping the Board list about next steps in getting those amendments
>  formally approved and submitted as a PR to the main PyPI repo.
> ---
> So it is being looked at, but I'm not sure of the time-frame.

Yup, you beat me to it.  Earlier this month I asked the Python
Software Foundation to look again at their terms, and they have agreed
to make some changes.  It's my understanding that it is waiting on the
PSF Board to approve changes.


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