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Re: [PATCH 2/6] nptl: Convert tst-cond11.c to use libsupport
- From: Paul Eggert <eggert at cs dot ucla dot edu>
- To: Mike Crowe <mac at mcrowe dot com>, libc-alpha at sourceware dot org
- Date: Wed, 3 Apr 2019 16:35:23 -0700
- Subject: Re: [PATCH 2/6] nptl: Convert tst-cond11.c to use libsupport
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On 4/3/19 1:55 PM, Mike Crowe wrote:
> That seems to rely on macros from include/intprops.h anyway, so is there
> any disadvantage in just using the gnulib version as it stands (along with
> a suitable definition of TIMESPEC_HZ)?
> But, having said that, this code from gnulib is GPLv3 (and it always has
> been), whereas glibc is LGPLv2.1. Surely this means that we can't just copy
> the code across?
That shouldn't be a problem, as the relevant Gnulib module is LGPLed not
GPLed. The Gnulib tool for extracting the code from Gnulib relicenses
the code automatically to match the package the code is used in.