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Re: exit

From: Simon Josefsson
Subject: Re: exit
Date: Thu, 04 Mar 2010 18:07:22 +0100
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Simon Josefsson <address@hidden> writes:

> 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 | This module is obsolete.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
> patch.

Oops, the 'exit' module has Bruno as owner, not Paul (that was
exitfail).  Bruno, do you mind re-licensing the 'exit' module to
LGPLv2+?  And add the above obsolete warning?


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