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Re: [linux-lvm] LVM and SPL



On Fri, Aug 31, 2001 at 08:40:53AM -0400, Rob Latham wrote:
> sistina this week switched the license for the GFS tools from the GPL
> to the SPL 
> 
> http://www.sistina.com/Sistina%20Public%20License%201.0.pdf 
> 
> I'm worried now that Sistina will switch the license for LVM.
> However, considering there was almost a fork of the project (mostly)
> because of something as "simple" as mailing list policy, i guess
> openLVM would pop up again pretty quickly in that case...   Is it
> concievable that the kernel patches will stay GPL'ed but a more
> restrictive license applied to the userspace tools ?

Even if just the userspace tools would switch to something even more
restrictive than GPL I'd go for OpenLVM.  Just my 2 (Euro-)Cents.

	Christoph

-- 
Of course it doesn't work. We've performed a software upgrade.



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