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Re: Changing top level files and include/ files over to GPLv3

Joel Brobecker wrote:
Sounds good to me. I was getting ready to cut the branch this coming
sunday. This is going to be a massive change; will we be able to make
that conversion in time,

Sorry - the conversion was not made over the weekend. Mark Mitchell has asked that the change over be held off until the discussion over what happens to new patches (to GPLv3 sources) that want to be backported to old branches (under GPLv2).

or should I start thinking about branching later?

If you can afford to wait then it would probably be a good thing. (On the assumption that releasing under the GPLv3 is better than releasing under GPLv2. At least for FSF projects anyway).

> Daniel Jacobwitz wrote:
Might want to ask Nick how he did it.  I'm not sure if there's any way
better than by hand.  But it shouldn't be too hard, just large...

By hand. :-) Directory edit mode in emacs plus several greps to make sure that I had not missed anything. Tedious but not difficult.


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