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Re: xfstests license clarification?

To: Felix Blyakher <felixb@xxxxxxx>
Subject: Re: xfstests license clarification?
From: Christoph Hellwig <hch@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Date: Mon, 13 Apr 2009 05:42:05 -0400
Cc: Eric Sandeen <sandeen@xxxxxxxxxxx>, xfs-oss <xfs@xxxxxxxxxxx>
In-reply-to: <578FD09C-C517-48C8-9299-7EB805D8337B@xxxxxxx>
References: <49CE3A1A.9020103@xxxxxxxxxxx> <578FD09C-C517-48C8-9299-7EB805D8337B@xxxxxxx>
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On Wed, Apr 08, 2009 at 01:47:08PM -0500, Felix Blyakher wrote:
>
> On Mar 28, 2009, at 9:54 AM, Eric Sandeen wrote:
>
>> Since most of the scripts themselves in xfstests make no mention of
>> redistribution, and only say "copyright sgi, all rights reserved" etc:
>>
>> #-----------------------------------------------------------------------
>> #  Copyright (c) 2006 Silicon Graphics, Inc.  All Rights Reserved.
>> #-----------------------------------------------------------------------
>>
>> do we need to do anything in terms of making this look more like Free
>> Software (assuming that's the intent?)
>
> Yes, it was intent. And it's OK to add the GPL license blob
> there. Can't speak for non sgi files.

How official is this?  Can we get a patch signed off by an sgi.com
address changing the license statements?

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