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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH] tests: adjust copyrights on scripts: s/FSF/Red Hat/



On Tue, May 11, 2010 at 08:59:45AM -0600, Eric Blake wrote:
> On 05/11/2010 08:44 AM, Jim Meyering wrote:
> > FYI, just pushed.
> > 
> > I ran this command:
> > 
> > cd tests && grep -l 'Copy.*Free.Sof' * |xargs perl -pi -e \
> >   's/Copyright \(C\) (.*) Free Software Foundation,/Copyright (C) $1 Red Hat,/'
> 
> While we're at it, should our tests be GPLv3 while the rest of libvirt
> is LGPLv2?  One could argue that it is okay, since the tests are not
> installed, but it is still something we should be sure is intentional,
> and not another accident of copy-and-paste from other FSF files.

It is not a showstopper if a test is GPLv3, but I think its wise to keep
all the source code including tests LGPLv2+ licensed unless there's a
particular exception required. This means we don't have to worry about 
mixed licensing when copying code between different areas of our tree.

Regards,
Daniel
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