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Re: Adding lib/functions

From: Akim Demaille
Subject: Re: Adding lib/functions
Date: 09 Jul 2002 10:22:11 +0200
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>>>>> "Paul" == Paul Eggert <address@hidden> writes:

>> From: Akim Demaille <address@hidden> Date: 10 Jun 2002 10:46:25
>> +0200
>> For the time being, since we don't install anything in the tree, I
>> don't think there is a problem.  Later, I was considering test -f
>> COPYING as being the OK sign.

Paul> I vaguely recall some distributions using the file "COPYING" for
Paul> licenses that were not the GPL.  So to be safe, we'd have to
Paul> check the contents of COPYING, not just the name.  And this
Paul> would get a bit tricky, since there are different versions of
Paul> COPYING, and we might have to worry about the GPL versus the
Paul> LGPL, etc.

Then adding a macro just to validate the use of such files seems the
right choice.

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