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Re: request to relax license of 'stat-time'

From: Eric Blake
Subject: Re: request to relax license of 'stat-time'
Date: Fri, 13 Jul 2012 12:02:51 -0600
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On 07/10/2012 10:20 AM, Bruno Haible wrote:
> Eric Blake wrote:
>>> Libvirt would like to use lib/stat-time.h to portably get at nanosecond
>>> timestamps from an LGPLv2+ license; but this file is currently licensed
>>> LGPLv3+.  Any objections to relaxing the license, particularly since
>>> POSIX 2008 guarantees that stat() should be returning this information
>>> and the stat module is already LGPLv2+?
> Jim Meyering wrote:
>> That is fine with me.
>> (Bruno and Paul should also sign off)
> Fine with me as well.
> We also need James' signoff, for the 2007-03-27 commit.

James was already asked about this once before:

but that email left it ambiguous whether his permission was for LGPLv2+
or LGPLv3+.

I guess that means we're still waiting for a reply on this thread.

Eric Blake   address@hidden    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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