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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] libpci: GPL
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-05 19:40:10


On Feb 5, 2013, at 3:50 PM, Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault_at_[hidden]> wrote:

> Jeff Squyres (jsquyres), le Tue 05 Feb 2013 22:52:01 +0100, a écrit :
>> It was just pointed out to me that libpci is licensed under the GPL (not the LGPL).
>
> I'm told that we could use libpciaccess instead, which is BSD.

That would be great -- is it easily available?

Do we still want to offer a non-default configure switch (with appropriate big, flashing banner in configure that says "YOU WILL BE GPL!")?

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Jeff Squyres
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