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Re: Change license of filenames.h to LGPL
- From: "Richard Earnshaw (lists)" <Richard dot Earnshaw at arm dot com>
- To: Eli Zaretskii <eliz at gnu dot org>, binutils at sourceware dot org
- Cc: Ozkan Sezer <sezeroz at gmail dot com>
- Date: Tue, 27 Sep 2016 10:15:33 +0100
- Subject: Re: Change license of filenames.h to LGPL
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On 24/09/16 08:46, Eli Zaretskii wrote:
> I was asked by Ozkan Sezer (CC'ed) whether I'd agree to relicense
> include/filenames.h under LGPL2+ instead of GPL2+.
> I talked to Richard Stallman (in private email), and he authorized the
> change. So now I'm proposing the corresponding change to you.
> P.S. Please CC me on any responses, as I'm not subscribed to this
I believe the master copy for this file is in the GCC repository, so
this needs to be sent to the firstname.lastname@example.org list.
> Relicense include/filenames.h as LGPL2+.
> 2016-09-24 Eli Zaretskii <email@example.com>
> * filenames.h: Relicense as LGPL 2.1 or later.
> diff --git a/include/filenames.h b/include/filenames.h
> index 44553e4..b933bcf 100644
> --- a/include/filenames.h
> +++ b/include/filenames.h
> @@ -10,18 +10,19 @@
> This file is part of BFD, the Binary File Descriptor library.
> 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.
> +it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as
> +published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the
> +License, or (at your option) any later version.
> This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> -GNU General Public License for more details.
> +GNU Lesser General Public License for more details.
> -You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
> -along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> -Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street - Fifth Floor, Boston, MA 02110-1301, USA. */
> +You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
> +License along with this program; if not, write to the Free Software
> +Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin Street - Fifth Floor, Boston, MA
> +02110-1301, USA. */
> #ifndef FILENAMES_H
> #define FILENAMES_H