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Re: stat-time -> LGPLv3+

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: stat-time -> LGPLv3+
Date: Mon, 26 Jul 2010 11:19:33 -0600
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On 07/26/2010 05:35 AM, Paolo Bonzini wrote:
> On 07/26/2010 12:37 PM, Ludovic Courtès wrote:
>> Hello!
>> We’d like to use ‘stat-time’ in libguile, but libguile is LGPLv3+.
>> Could you make the license change?
> Or LGPL v2.1+ too.

Now that POSIX 2008 requires nanosecond resolution in stat() calls, I
agree that it becomes a much more essential part of the system to be
able to portably get at these bits.  I'm okay with using LGPLv2+ for
this module.

> Anyway, CCed the other contributors (Bruno and Eric).

Not sure why your parenthetical list is shorter than your CC list, but
'git log lib/stat-time.h | grep Author' confirms that we also need Jim
and Paul's consent.

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

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