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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 2/4] maint: follow recommended practice for using LGPL



On 05/16/2013 02:23 AM, Eric Blake wrote:
> https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-howto.html states:
> 
> You should also include a copy of the license itself somewhere in the
> distribution of your program. All programs, whether they are released
> under the GPL or LGPL, should include the text version of the GPL. In
> GNU programs the license is usually in a file called COPYING.
> 
> If you are releasing your program under the LGPL, you should also
> include the text version of the LGPL, usually in a file called
> COPYING.LESSER. Please note that, since the LGPL is a set of
> additional permissions on top of the GPL, it's important to include
> both licenses so users have all the materials they need to understand
> their rights.
> 
> * configure.ac (COPYING): No more games with non-git file.
> * COPYING: New file, copied from gnulib.
> * COPYING.LIB: Rename...
> * COPYING.LESSER: ...to this.
> * .gitignore: Track licenses in git.
> * cfg.mk (exclude_file_name_regexp--sc_copyright_address): Tweak
> rule.
> * libvirt.spec.in (daemon, client, python): Reflect rename.
> 
> Signed-off-by: Eric Blake <eblake redhat com>
> ---

ACK,

Martin


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