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From sebb <>
Subject Re: Two issues with license and notice auditing
Date Fri, 02 Mar 2018 10:07:02 GMT
On 2 March 2018 at 04:28, Carlos Santana <> wrote:
> Forwarding to Incubator mailing list to see if they any guidance.
> ---------- Forwarded message ---------
> From: Ying Chun Guo <>
> Date: Thu, Mar 1, 2018 at 10:27 PM
> Subject: Two issues with license and notice auditing
> To: <>
> Hi, team
> When we are using Apache Creadur to audit licensing and notice files, we
> met with two problems. I'm looking for any people who have experiences on
> that.
> 1. Apache Rat cannot acknowledge the "minified" ASF, i.e. the short format
> of Apache license header, which we plan to use in the small test files.

Please raise a JIRA against RAT so the license can be added to the list.

Meanwhile, you can add your own licenses:

> 2. Apache Tentacles cannot support tar.gz files in the staging repo.
> We have solutions to bypass these two questions. For the first issue, we
> can put those files with mini headers in the Rat exclusion list.

Please don't do that; see above.

> For the
> second issue, we can use bash script to check LICENSE and NOTICE or we can
> use zip format instead, other than tar.gz. But I would like to check if
> there are any other suggestions to these issues. Thanks.
> Best regards
> Ying Chun Guo (Daisy)

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