Mesa license issue?

Tom "spot" Callaway tcallawa at
Wed Oct 31 12:39:04 UTC 2007

On Wed, 2007-10-31 at 04:38 -0500, Callum Lerwick wrote:
> Update: I found this commit in Mesa's git:
> It appears this is fixed in Mesa 7, which is in F8, but I don't know
> where this leaves F7 and whatnot, which are still shipping Mesa 6.5.x.

I'm not sure that's even remotely legal for Mesa to have committed. The
SGI Free B license doesn't permit arbitrary relicensing, and without any
code changes, that amounts to simply stripping the copyright and license
off the old files.

Adam, do you know the details behind that commit?


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