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Re: Remove fts-lgpl?

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: Remove fts-lgpl?
Date: Tue, 02 Mar 2010 13:41:14 -0700
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According to Ralf Wildenhues on 1/17/2010 2:40 AM:
>> I think you've nailed it - fts-lgpl isn't really being used anywhere.
>> We originally offered it as a way to port glibc's fts to platforms
>> that lacked fts altogether, but glibc's fts is so much worse than
>> gnulib's that it hasn't been worth trying to maintain.  Maybe we
>> should just delete the module, and require GPL?  Or maybe someone can
>> provide a better argument why library-safe directory recursion is
>> still an important goal, even if it is slower because it can't rely on
>> openat optimizations.
> No further comments on this so far, so I'll propose this patch.
> Cheers,
> Ralf
>     Remove fts-lgpl module.
>     * modules/fts-lgpl: Remove.
>     * MODULES.html.sh (func_all_modules): Adjust.
>     * check-module (find_included_lib_files): Adjust.
>     * m4/fts.m4 (gl_FUNC_FTS_LGPL): Remove.

Digging through my backlog.  A couple day window waiting for complaints
has now turned into a month of silence, so I've now applied this patch.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-801-349-2682
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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