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Re: [libvirt] Use gnulib's c-ctype.h; prohibit use of <ctype.h>



On Fri, May 09, 2008 at 02:39:06PM +0200, Jim Meyering wrote:
> Jim Meyering <jim meyering net> wrote:
> > Following up on this thread:
> >
> >   http://thread.gmane.org/gmane.comp.emulators.libvirt/6338/focus=6349
> >
> > This change removes all uses of ctype macros and ensures
> > that no new ones will be added.
> >
> > The other changes I mentioned will come later.
> >
[...]
> 
> I should mention that there is a prerequisite patch
> to add the c-ctype module and pull in gnulib-related updates:
> 
> >From 105399f605ff7c4c7f5148f18ea08cb63c8c0411 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
> From: Jim Meyering <meyering redhat com>
> Date: Fri, 9 May 2008 13:59:48 +0200
> Subject: [PATCH] Prepare to use gnulib's c-type module.

  Oops problem !
  Assuming c-ctype licence is LGPL i'm all for it but I find

http://git.savannah.gnu.org/gitweb/?p=gnulib.git;a=blob;f=lib/c-ctype.h

  -------------------line 10 ------------------
  This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
  it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
  the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
  (at your option) any later version.
  -------------------------------------

I would postpone the c-ctype migration until this is fixed to LGPL,
assuming it's possible

Daniel

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