[Top][All Lists]

[Date Prev][Date Next][Thread Prev][Thread Next][Date Index][Thread Index]

Re: exit

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: exit
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 08:36:39 -0700
User-agent: Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv: Gecko/20090812 Thunderbird/ Mnenhy/

According to Simon Josefsson on 3/4/2010 6:33 AM:
> Building all modules leads to this warning:
> gnulib-tool: warning: module obstack depends on a module with an incompatible 
> license: exit
> Is the 'exit' module really useful, other than transition for old code
> when the exit module provided something?  It was changed to this content
> back in 2007.
> How about adding this to the 'exit' module:
> ,----
> | Status:
> | obsolete
> | 
> | Notice:
> | This module is obsolete. It will be removed on 2011-01-01.  Use 'stdlib'.
> `----
> Second to that option, how about changing the license to 'unlimited'
> since the 'exit' module is just meta information?

How about both - add the obsoletion notice, but also change the license to
LGPLv2 (unlimited seems a bit much in this case, since it is not build tools).

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

Attachment: signature.asc
Description: OpenPGP digital signature

reply via email to

[Prev in Thread] Current Thread [Next in Thread]