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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC] introduce a dynamic library to expose qemu block

From: Lluís Vilanova
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC] introduce a dynamic library to expose qemu block API
Date: Tue, 24 Jul 2012 12:33:36 +0300
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Paolo Bonzini writes:

> Il 23/07/2012 13:55, Lluís Vilanova ha scritto:
>>>> >> I have no problems relicensing to "GPLv2 or later" or "GPLv3 or later".
>>> > What about LGPLv2+?  (Note the "L".)
>> I'd prefer to keep it non-lesser. Is it absolutely necessary?

> This is about making the block layer part of a library.  The block layer
> is 90% under a BSD license, but the LGPLv2 is a good compromise.

I understand. I'm not much of an expert on licensing, but if it's necessary to
make the tracing control API LGPLv2+ or LGPLv3+ in order to provide a non-viric
API to the users of the block layer library, I have no problem with it.


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