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Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390x: Fix the confusing contributions-after-20
Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390x: Fix the confusing contributions-after-2012 license statements
Wed, 6 Feb 2019 14:02:25 +0100
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On 06/02/2019 13:58, Cornelia Huck wrote:
> On Wed, 6 Feb 2019 13:41:33 +0100
> Thomas Huth <address@hidden> wrote:
>> The license information in these files is rather confusing. The text
>> declares LGPL first, but then says that contributions after 2012 are
>> licensed under the GPL instead. How should the average user who just
>> downloaded the release tarball know which part is now GPL and which
>> is LGPL?
> FWIW, that statement was added in ccb084d3f0ec ("s390: new
> contributions GPLv2 or later").
>> Looking at the text of the LGPL (see COPYING.LIB in the top directory),
>> the license clearly states how this should be done instead:
>> "3. You may opt to apply the terms of the ordinary GNU General Public
>> License instead of this License to a given copy of the Library. To do
>> this, you must alter all the notices that refer to this License, so
>> that they refer to the ordinary GNU General Public License, version 2,
>> instead of to this License."
> Hm. This talks about GPL v2, not GPL v2-or-later...
>> Thus let's clean up the confusing statements and use the proper GPL
>> text only.
>> Signed-off-by: Thomas Huth <address@hidden>
>> linux-user/s390x/target_cpu.h | 19 ++++++++-----------
>> target/s390x/cpu.c | 19 ++++++++-----------
>> target/s390x/cpu.h | 19 ++++++++-----------
>> target/s390x/kvm.c | 19 ++++++++-----------
> BTW: Is the original author of the code still around?
For the linux-user/s390x/target_cpu.h, it seems this code has been pushed by
Author: Alexander Graf <address@hidden>
Date: Sat Dec 5 12:44:21 2009 +0100
S/390 CPU fake emulation
Because Qemu currently requires a TCG target to exist and there are quite
useful helpers here to lay the groundwork for out KVM target, let's create a
stub TCG emulation target for S390X CPUs.
This is required to make tcg happy. The emulation target itself won't work
Signed-off-by: Alexander Graf <address@hidden>
Signed-off-by: Aurelien Jarno <address@hidden>
But the "(c) 2009 Ulrich Hecht" is confusing.
Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390x: Fix the confusing contributions-after-2012 license statements, Christian Borntraeger, 2019/02/06
Re: [qemu-s390x] [PATCH] s390x: Fix the confusing contributions-after-2012 license statements, Cornelia Huck, 2019/02/11