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[Xen-devel] Re: [RFC, PATCH 0/24] VMI i386 Linux virtualization interface proposal

On Mon, 13 Mar 2006, Zachary Amsden wrote:
> Anthony Liguori wrote:

> > In your next round of patches, could you clarify the actual licensing of the
> > files?
> I'm sorry about the legalese.  The patches are patches to the Linux kernel,
> and therefore under GPL v2 by default.  I thought that would be implicit.

It would be very bad if Linus started applying code with
a dubious license to the kernel, if we want to keep the
kernel GPL v2.

Having an explicit license and a Signed-off-by: line are
things to remember with big patch sets.  At the very least
a Signed-off-by: line..

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