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Re: Relicensing policy & weak copyleft

From: Bruno Haible
Subject: Re: Relicensing policy & weak copyleft
Date: Sat, 22 Feb 2020 18:33:54 +0100
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Richard W.M. Jones wrote on 2013-09-23:
> The specific pain point for me is narrower than this however:
> Currently it does not seem to be possible to specify (in gnulib-tool)
> that you want only --lgpl=2 modules for one part of a project and
> don't care less about the modules used by another part of a project.
> This makes gnulib a minefield if part of your project is a library
> (that must be LGPLv2) and another part is a set of GPL'd tools.

Since 2015, we now document an approach for this use-case [1].
In this approach, you pass the --lgpl=2 option to the first but not to the
second gnulib-tool invocation.

This should solve the problem.


[1] https://www.gnu.org/software/gnulib/manual/html_node/Multiple-instances.html

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