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[bug-gnulib] Re: coreutils FTS inclusion

From: Yoann Vandoorselaere
Subject: [bug-gnulib] Re: coreutils FTS inclusion
Date: Sun, 15 May 2005 13:45:45 +0200

On Sun, 2005-05-15 at 08:44 +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Yoann Vandoorselaere <address@hidden> wrote:
> > Hi Jim,
> >
> > I just wanted to know if it is finally planed that the coreutils FTS
> > module will be included in GnuLIB. Henry originally did his FTS module
> > for the Prelude project, and we needed this module to be LGPL.
> >
> > So my question is whether we can expect the coreutils module to be LGPL
> > and whether you have any idea of when this module will be included (our
> > next libprelude release is conditioned by the inclusion of the FTS
> > module into GnuLIB).
> Hi Yoann,

Hi Jim,

> It will be LGPL, since it's based on the glibc one which is LGPL.
> Yes, I'll soon add coreutils' fts code to gnulib, maybe this evening.
> I don't expect the .c .h or .m4 files to change.
> Here's a draft modules/fts file.
> Please let know if you find anything wrong with it.

Well, there seem to be a few license problem with the dependencies:
cycle-check, dirfd, hash, unistd-safer and xalloc are marked as GPL
only, so the inclusion of FTS using --lgpl will fail.

Apart from that, it sound okay, but I can't tell much from a module
file :-)


Yoann Vandoorselaere <address@hidden>

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