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Re: posix_spawn* license change request

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: posix_spawn* license change request
Date: Thu, 28 Oct 2010 13:42:04 -0600
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On 10/28/2010 12:40 PM, Adam Stokes wrote:
> On Thu, 28 Oct 2010 20:34:11 +0200
> Bruno Haible <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Hi Adam,
>>> Is it possible to have posix_spawn* licenses relaxed to LGPLv2+?
>> For what package is this?

netcf, which is currently one of the libraries directly linked into the
LGPLv2+ libvirt.

>> Have you considered releasing this package under LGPLv3+ instead of
>> LGPLv2+? You know about the advantages of GPLv3+ and LGPLv3+ versus
>> version 2: <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/rms-why-gplv3.html>

For good or for bad, both netcf and libvirt are managed by Red Hat
rather than FSF, so the political battle to relicense these libraries
lies with Red Hat management.

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

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