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Re: [PATCH 5/6] gnu: Add ceph.

From: Ludovic Courtès
Subject: Re: [PATCH 5/6] gnu: Add ceph.
Date: Wed, 18 Jan 2017 22:27:45 +0100
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Marius Bakke <address@hidden> skribis:

> Ludovic Courtès <address@hidden> writes:


>>> +    ;; Ceph is licensed under LGPL2.1, but includes a number of components
>>> +    ;; covered by other licenses. Consult COPYING for full information.
>>> +    (license (list license:lgpl2.1
>>> +                   license:cc-by-sa3.0    ; documentation
>>> +                   license:bsd-2          ; xxHash
>>> +                   license:bsd-3
>>> +                   license:gpl3
>>> +                   license:gpl2
>>> +                   license:public-domain
>>> +                   license:boost1.0
>>> +                   license:expat))))
>> No “or any later version” clause for the GNU licenses here?
> Oops, yes, there are some gpl2+ files at least. But Ceph itself is
> LGPL2.1 only AFAICT; the COPYING file has a debian-style copyright
> format and adds "or later" on some components but not on '*'. No
> copyright headers in the source files I've checked.
> Unfortunately COPYING does not cover the bundled components, so I still
> have some digging to do.


>> other issues, that looks good.  Great work!
> Thanks! I'm sure there is a lot of work remaining to make *everything*
> work (e.g. 'ceph-deploy'), but will make sure it's possible to provision
> a cluster the "old school" way at least :-)

Cool.  :-)

I guess it can be fixed incrementally as you stumble upon problems.


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