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Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v5 1/2] util: add memmem replacement function

From: Paolo Bonzini
Subject: Re: [Qemu-devel] [RFC v5 1/2] util: add memmem replacement function
Date: Fri, 15 May 2015 16:12:14 +0200
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On 15/05/2015 15:57, Claudio Fontana wrote:
> The header here mentions GPLv2+, but the module data for memmem in gnulib 
> mentions LGPLv2+.
> Very confusing.
> The COPYING file in gnulib mentions:
> "The files in here are mostly copyright (C) Free Software Foundation, and
> are under assorted licenses.  Mostly, but not entirely, GPL.
> Many modules are provided dual-license, either GPL or LGPL at your
> option.  The headers of files in the lib directory (e.g., lib/error.c)
> state GPL for convenience, since the bulk of current gnulib users are
> GPL'd programs.  But the files in the modules directory (e.g.,
> modules/error) state the true license of each file, [...]
> "
> So if one would want to include the gnulib code without using the gnulib 
> esoteric modules mechanisms, what should one do?

Change it manually, I guess.


> CCing Karl Berry since he probably knows what's going on here..

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