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Re: [PATCH] use unlocked io in getdelim

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: [PATCH] use unlocked io in getdelim
Date: Thu, 28 Aug 2008 14:33:34 +0200

Paolo Bonzini <address@hidden> wrote:
> Eric Blake wrote:
>> According to Paolo Bonzini on 8/27/2008 6:54 AM:
>>> Except that getndelim2 and memchr2 are GPL, while freadptr and freadseek
>>> are LGPL (I assume v3+).  Would it be okay to change all four to LGPLv2+?
>> I'm okay with memchr2 being LGPLv2+; it does little more than memchr,
>> which is a basic libc function.  Since freadptr and freadseek pre-date the
>> licensing switch, they should also be okay.  The real question boils down
>> to whether getndelim2 is okay as LGPLv2+, or whether it represents enough
>> of a GNU extension to keep it GPL.
> ... and whether reusing its code in getdelim would still allow to make
> getdelim LGPLv2+.  Because if it does, the same argument ("it does
> little more than...") applies to getndelim2.

I agree.  Will commit this shortly:

        * modules/getndelim2 (License): Relicense to LGPLv2+.

diff --git a/modules/getndelim2 b/modules/getndelim2
index 51a63bf..daf4b5f 100644
--- a/modules/getndelim2
+++ b/modules/getndelim2
@@ -24,7 +24,7 @@ Include:



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