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Re: Changing top level files and include/ files over to GPLv3
- From: Mark Kettenis <mark dot kettenis at xs4all dot nl>
- To: nickc at redhat dot com, brobecker at adacore dot com
- Cc: gcc-patches at gcc dot gnu dot org, gdb-patches at sourceware dot org, binutils at sourceware dot org
- Date: Fri, 6 Jul 2007 20:25:13 +0200 (CEST)
- Subject: Re: Changing top level files and include/ files over to GPLv3
- References: <email@example.com>
> From: Nick Clifton <firstname.lastname@example.org>
> Date: Fri, 06 Jul 2007 19:06:24 +0100
> Hi Guys,
> I would like to apply a patch to change the files that are shared by
> the GCC, GDB and BINUTILS projects over to version 3 of the GNU
> General Public License. (ie all the top level files except for
> those that have a distinct project that owns them, plus all of the
> files in the include/ directory tree).
> Are there any objections to me doing this, or any reasons for
> holding off for a while ? In particular I was planning to change
> the text inside the toplevel COPYING file to that of the GPLv3, so
> that would mean that any file currently released under GPLv2 and
> saying "see the file COPYING" would now be out of sync.
GDB hasn't switched yet, but we have our own COPYING file in gdb/, so
I suppose there's no real problem with this.
Joel, are you planning to convert to GPLv3 before cutting the 6.7