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Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] libdecnumber: Fix warnings from

From: Markus Armbruster
Subject: Re: [Qemu-trivial] [Qemu-devel] [PATCH] libdecnumber: Fix warnings from smatch (missing static, boolean operations)
Date: Mon, 25 Aug 2014 09:40:07 +0200
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Stefan Weil <address@hidden> writes:

> Am 24.08.2014 11:21, schrieb Michael Tokarev:
>> Applied to -trivial, thank you!
>> But I've a small concern - should we really do this on "external" sources,
>> and divirge from upstream needlessly?
>> Thanks,
>> /mjt
> In general, I agree. In this case, the code was part of gcc, and newer
> versions of gcc use GPL 3 which is incompatible with QEMU, so I assume
> that the code in QEMU is no longer available from a maintained
> upstream.

Upstream switched to another license != upstream is no longer

If you license your contribution under GPLv2+, both upstream and
downstream should be able to use it just fine.

Have you checked the current upstream code for presence of these issues?

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