License Checks

Approved license

ID: license_approved

Whether the repository uses an approved license or not.

This check passes if:

  • The license identified matches any of the following:


License scanning

ID: license_scanning

License scanning software scans and automatically identifies, manages, and addresses open source licensing issues.

This check passes if:

  • A FOSSA or Snyk link is found in the repository’s README file. Regexps used:


A link pointing to the license scanning results is provided in the .clomonitor.yml metadata file.


ID: license_Apache_2.0

Identifier extracted from the provided license file.

This check passes if:

  • A license file is found in the repository and we can detect the license used. Globs used:


  • A license Apache-2.0 can be obtained from GitHub.

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