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Re: Changing top level files and include/ files over to GPLv3
Mike Stump wrote:
> On Jul 6, 2007, at 1:21 PM, Joseph S. Myers wrote:
>> I do hope the FSF answer the backporting question
>> <http://sourceware.org/ml/binutils/2007-07/msg00057.html> sooner rather
>> than later.
> I'd hope to have an answer to the backport question before we start
> changing files.
Without seeing Joseph's notes, or the binutils message, I'd already
raised this issue with RMS on the SC list. As was asked on the binutils
list, I'd like to understand whether or not we can backport GPLv3
changes to GPLv2 code. The question of whether or not the GCC 4.2.x
release branch will be relicensed as GPLv3 is also being discussed.
There is no question that GCC 4.3.0 will be GPLv3, but I don't think
that we should change the files in the repository until the SC
discussion is complete. I think it will probably reach that point early
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