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Re: relax license of cloexec, fcntl

From: Jim Meyering
Subject: Re: relax license of cloexec, fcntl
Date: Sat, 11 Dec 2010 09:17:16 +0100

Eric Blake wrote:
> Jim, Bruno, and Paolo,
> I want to eventually get to the point where open(O_CLOEXEC) can be
> supported in gnulib for use in libraries like LGPLv2+ libvirt.  Along
> the way, I will want to make open (LGPLv2+) depend on cloexec (currently
> LGPLv3+), which in turn is a thin wrapper around fcntl (currently
> LGPLv3+).  Meanwhile, I can immediately start using cloexec within
> libvirt before O_CLOEXEC support is complete in gnulib.
> Are there any objections to relaxing the license?

Not from me.  Go ahead.

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