Check compatibility between different SPDX licenses, used by Libraries.io for checking dependency license compatibility.
n.b. I am not a lawyer and any results should be confirmed with a copyright lawyer if it's important to you.
Add this line to your application's Gemfile:
And then execute:
Or install it yourself as:
$ gem install license-compatibility
On the command-line:
license-compatibility [-h] [-v] [-l] [-r file] [args]
Arguments are a list of licenses or a list of package:license couples. Examples:
license-compatibility MIT GPL-3.0 Unlicense license-compatibility my_package:ISC other_pkg:BSD-2-Clause
Mixing the two formats is not allowed. Additional args after a --read option are accepted.
- -l, --list: Print the list of supported licenses.
- -r, --read FILE: Read arguments from file.
- -v, --version: Show the program version.
- -h, --help: Print help message.
In your code:
License::Compatibility.forward_compatibility('MIT', 'GPL-3.0') #=> true
After checking out the repo, run
bin/setup to install dependencies. Then, run
rake spec to run the tests. You can also run
bin/console for an interactive prompt that will allow you to experiment.
To install this gem onto your local machine, run
bundle exec rake install. To release a new version, update the version number in
version.rb, and then run
bundle exec rake release, which will create a git tag for the version, push git commits and tags, and push the
.gem file to rubygems.org.
Bug reports and pull requests are welcome on GitHub at https://github.com/librariesio/license-compatibility. This project is intended to be a safe, welcoming space for collaboration, and contributors are expected to adhere to the Contributor Covenant code of conduct.
The gem is available as open source under the terms of the MIT License.