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Re: exit

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: exit
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 17:00:33 +0100
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Eric Blake <address@hidden> writes:

> 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 | This module is obsolete.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).

Yes, good idea.  Let's wait for Paul to confirm and then fix this in one


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