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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] libpci: GPL
From: Jeff Squyres (jsquyres) (jsquyres_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-06 11:32:00


On Feb 6, 2013, at 8:21 AM, Samuel Thibault <samuel.thibault_at_[hidden]> wrote:

>> - if found, and if --enable-gpl-taint was specified, use it. STOP.
>
> Such kind of options are questionable: nothing says that libpci is for sure GPL. The system might have a BSD replacement for libpci with the exact same API...

Do we know if this has happened?

If it has not, then I suggest that it will not, since libpciaccess exists.

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Jeff Squyres
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