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Re: [Xen-devel] libxc code license?

  • To: "Keir Fraser" <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • From: "Jun Koi" <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 19 Dec 2008 18:36:16 +0900
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On Fri, Dec 19, 2008 at 6:12 PM, Keir Fraser <keir.fraser@xxxxxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> On 19/12/2008 08:48, "Jun Koi" <junkoi2004@xxxxxxxxx> wrote:
>> What is the license of libxc code? Is that GPL2, LGPL, or BSD.
>> I dont find the license file under tools/, tools/libxc, or a lot of
>> files in tools/libxc says nothing about their licenses. I looked at
>> the LICENSE file under the root, but that is not very clear to me.
> See COPYING at the root of the xen repository -- in the absence of an
> overriding specific license, source files are GPLv2. That applies to
> everything under tools/libxc.

So that is GPL2. That indicates all the applications run with
libxenctrl must be released under GPL2, too?

Is it better to relax it a bit, for ex having libxenctrl code in LGPL?


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