Re: License audit on dpkg source tree
Guillem Jover writes ("Re: License audit on dpkg source tree"):
> On Thu, 2009-11-12 at 18:11:16 +0100, Guillem Jover wrote:
> > The remaining issues, which might need asking people around are:
> > * lib/dpkg/utils.c: GPL-2 only
> > This file started as GPL-2 only with commit a4f9322a6417e1683183ea
> > by Wichert Akkerman, which only included cisdigit() and cisalpha().
> > Ian Jackson added a new cisspace() function in commit c91dc9f, and
> > refactored the fgets_checked() and fgets_must() functions from
> > src/filesdb.c (GPL-2+) in commit b95907e. I'm pretty certian he
> > just didn't notice that license header, but to be sure he'd need to
> > be asked for confirmation,
> Ian was that the case?
> > The rest of the changes are trivial.
> > The cis* functions are not a problem, I had reaimplemented them
> > from scratch some time ago for peformance reasons. And thus will be
> > dropped after that commit happens.
Anything in the dpkg source tree with my copyright should be GPLv2+.
Anything there which seems to be marked GPLv2-only represents some
kind of administrative mistake, and the copyright notice can be
changed to GPLv2+.