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authorBradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org>2012-07-13 15:38:38 (GMT)
committer Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>2012-07-26 11:17:06 (GMT)
commit0e941d542736dc5eb69add1d3377a4601536eb97 (patch)
treea7f9b61cf79ef2b7bcd815d90cd657c03b6ef495
parent5cfb8181816aec29fb293d4c42f32ed8b942bce6 (diff)
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Simplify copyright/license notice that appears in the binary.
Existing copyright notice for binary would need to be longer to achieve optimal accuracy. This compromise punts to the source for full notices, but does note the years of the copyrights and that there are many authors, all licensing under GPLv2. Signed-off-by: Bradley M. Kuhn <bkuhn@ebb.org> Signed-off-by: Tony Sebro <tony@sfconservancy.org> Signed-off-by: Denys Vlasenko <vda.linux@googlemail.com>
-rw-r--r--libbb/appletlib.c6
1 files changed, 3 insertions, 3 deletions
diff --git a/libbb/appletlib.c b/libbb/appletlib.c
index 09e886d..da13bf3 100644
--- a/libbb/appletlib.c
+++ b/libbb/appletlib.c
@@ -627,9 +627,9 @@ static int busybox_main(char **argv)
full_write2_str(bb_banner); /* reuse const string */
full_write2_str(" multi-call binary.\n"); /* reuse */
full_write2_str(
- "Copyright (C) 1998-2012 Erik Andersen, Rob Landley, Denys Vlasenko\n"
- "and others. Licensed under GPLv2.\n"
- "See source distribution for full notice.\n"
+ "BusyBox is copyrighted by many authors between 1998-2012.\n"
+ "Licensed under GPLv2. See source distribution for detailed\n"
+ "copyright notices.\n"
"\n"
"Usage: busybox [function [arguments]...]\n"
" or: busybox --list"IF_FEATURE_INSTALLER("[-full]")"\n"