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Subject: Re: [hwloc-devel] libpci: GPL
From: Samuel Thibault (samuel.thibault_at_[hidden])
Date: 2013-02-19 03:56:49


Christopher Samuel, le Tue 19 Feb 2013 05:30:40 +0100, a écrit :
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> On 06/02/13 10:29, Samuel Thibault wrote:
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> > Right. If hwloc was strictly requiring a GPL library to be able
> > to run, providing it under BSD would be questionable:
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> I don't think that's true, the BSD license is compatible with the GPL
> so it's not an issue.

It's not an issue, but it's still questionable: if it needs some GPL
code to be able to run, what is the point of providing it under BSD,
since it'll always have to be GPL-ed on link?

Samuel