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Re: [Libguestfs] [libnbd PATCH] maint: Update reference to license info



On Sat, Sep 07, 2019 at 02:52:58PM -0500, Eric Blake wrote:
> Our README file claims that license info is in LICENSE, but we did not
> have a file by that name in the tarball.  At least we did correctly
> ship COPYING.LIB since the library is LGPLv2+.
> ---
> 
> The LGPL requires that the user also receive a copy of the GPL, since
> anyone can upgrade their copy from LGPL to GPL.  Does that mean we
> should ship a copy of COPYING alongside COPYING.LIB?
> 
>  README | 3 ++-
>  1 file changed, 2 insertions(+), 1 deletion(-)
> 
> diff --git a/README b/README
> index c591f4a..d6d1704 100644
> --- a/README
> +++ b/README
> @@ -29,7 +29,8 @@ LICENSE
> 
>  The software is copyright © Red Hat Inc. and licensed under the GNU
>  Lesser General Public License version 2 or above (LGPLv2+).  See
> -‘LICENSE’ for details.
> +the file ‘COPYING.LIB’ for details.  The examples are under a very
> +liberal license.

ACK.

(I didn't see you post this before I sent you privately
my version, but this one is better.  Once you've pushed
it I will do a 1.0.1 release).

Thanks,

Rich.

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