So I’m trying to learn how to make RPMs so that we can distribute RPMs of our new gcc 3.4 based MIPS compilers built to run on the version of RedHat we export. Unfortunately, while reading the HOWTO on www.rpm.org I discovered in section 6.2 a rather unfortunate explanation of the Copyright: header of the RPM spec file:

Copyright: This line tells how a package is copyrighted. You should use something like GPL, BSD, MIT, public domain, distributable, or commercial.

Now, am I the only person who thinks this is wrong? I mean… aren’t GPL BSD and MIT references to licences rather than copyrights?

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