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Re: gnulib/poll.c license

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: gnulib/poll.c license
Date: Wed, 24 Oct 2012 16:05:13 -0600
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On 10/24/2012 04:00 PM, Erik Faye-Lund wrote:
> On Wed, Oct 24, 2012 at 11:18 PM, Thomas Martitz <address@hidden> wrote:
>> Dear folks,
>> I am on a mission to port Pulseaudio (PA) to Windows. PA relies heavily
>> on poll() and this is not properly implemented for Windows. I found your
>> poll() implementation and it works well (with some changes, which I
>> will happily share with you). However there is a license issue. PA is
>> licensed under LGPL (2.1) which is incompatible with GPL (2 or later).
>> Thus, I would like to as you kindly if you could grant us a copy of
>> poll.c under a compatible license. This would help us immensely. Would
>> you please consider this?
> I see no problem with this. You have my blessing.

gnulib's poll module is already LGPLv2+.  There's nothing to relicense.


Are you using 'gnulib-tool --lgpl=2 --import poll' to get at the module?

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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