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Re: [Bug-gnulib] xalloc module dependencies

From: Albert Chin
Subject: Re: [Bug-gnulib] xalloc module dependencies
Date: Wed, 31 Mar 2004 16:30:27 -0600
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On Wed, Mar 31, 2004 at 04:36:02PM +0100, Gary V. Vaughan wrote:
> If we merge the improvements of, say, GPL memset.c into my LGPL
> memset.c, can we throw away the GPL file and distribute the merge
> under the LGPL?  I don't want to stop people from upgrading to the
> next release of libtool just because some bits of infrastructure
> force me (and hence them) to change to GPL.

I think if you combine LGPL + GPL, GPL wins, as it is _more_
restrictive. I don't see how a license combination will allow the less
restrictive license to win (if that is the case, BSD + GPL => BSD).

albert chin (address@hidden)

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