It would be nice if Griffon could download and include all necessary licenses for the project. This would make it much easier to release Griffon made projects in a license compliant way. Below is the original conversation from the user's mailing list
On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 1:40 AM, Andres Almiray <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
> Right, this is a missing feature at the moment.
> Starting with Griffon 0.9.1 plugins must now include a LICENSE.txt file or
> they cannot be released, however the release mechanism does not enforce the
> inclusion of licenses per each dependency. It is possible however to walk
> all dependencies using Ivy/Maven compatible options and download the
> licenses for each matching dep. Problem is not all deps have a license set
> on their artifact descriptors, and local deps (those provided by a plugin's
> lib dir) do not contain license metadata.
> All this being said, I think it's a good idea to file a RFE to keep track of
> this feature.
> On Thu, Mar 10, 2011 at 6:04 AM, ss griffon <email@example.com> wrote:
>> I've got a couple questions but I will separate them into two emails.
>> I noticed that when I package my apps with or without the installer
>> plug-in that the jar files do not have their corresponding licenses.
>> In grails, this wouldn't be an issue because normally websites are not
>> 'distributed' to end users. However, for swing apps, this seems like
>> it would be a must. Has there been any consideration in having a
>> feature that would automagically package all necessary licenses? Does
>> this already exist and I overlooked it? If anybody is interested, I
>> may be able to volunteer a bit of time to work on such a feature. It
>> seems like a feature like this would mean that all plug-ins would have
>> to include licenses for each jar they depend on. Sorry if this is too
>> much of a "wouldn't it be nice" post.
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