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Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Update disassembler files from latest binu
Re: [Qemu-devel] [PATCH, RFC] Update disassembler files from latest binutils
Mon, 27 Oct 2008 10:54:28 +0200
On Sat, Oct 25, 2008 at 9:56 AM, Blue Swirl <address@hidden> wrote:
>> GPLv3 is not acceptable for qemu, which contains v2 only code.
> We could update once to binutils 2.17 which is GPL v2+. For Sparc this
> would be about OK, since there is just one commit after GPLv3 switch.
> But for i386 this would mean missing 30 to 50 commits.
I took a quick look at binutils CVS repository: 2.17 released happened
in June '06.
According to ChangeLog, the switch to GPLv3 occured in July '07:
So I *guess* getting source out of CVS from June '07 should be safe
license wise, though probably slightly dangerous from a stability point
of view. Perhaps Paul can comment on that?