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Date:	Sat, 24 Oct 2009 17:22:01 -0400
From:	Mathieu Desnoyers <mathieu.desnoyers@...ymtl.ca>
To:	Jesper Juhl <jj@...osbits.net>
Cc:	Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de>,
	Harvey Harrison <harvey.harrison@...il.com>,
	"Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@...dspring.com>,
	Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinderrajput@...il.com>,
	GeunSik Lim <leemgs1@...il.com>,
	Wu Fengguang <fengguang.wu@...el.com>,
	Ingo Molnar <mingo@...e.hu>,
	Frederic Weisbecker <fweisbec@...il.com>,
	Steven Rostedt <rostedt@...dmis.org>,
	Lai Jiangshan <laijs@...fujitsu.com>,
	Zhao Lei <zhaolei@...fujitsu.com>,
	KOSAKI Motohiro <kosaki.motohiro@...fujitsu.com>,
	linux-kernel@...r.kernel.org,
	Dominique Toupin <dominique.toupin@...csson.com>,
	Michel Dagenais <michel.dagenais@...ymtl.ca>,
	Pierre-Marc Fournier <pierre-marc.fournier@...ymtl.ca>
Subject: Re: Relicensing tracepoints and markers to Dual LGPL v2.1/GPL v2,
	headers to Dual BSD/GPL

* Jesper Juhl (jj@...osbits.net) wrote:
> On Fri, 23 Oct 2009, Mathieu Desnoyers wrote:
> 
> > (updated email for Jesper Juhl)
> > 
> > * Mathieu Desnoyers (mathieu.desnoyers@...ymtl.ca) wrote:
> > > Hi,
> > > 
> > > I would like to re-license the tracepoint.c/marker.c files from GPL to:
> > > 
> > > * Dual LGPL v2.1/GPL v2 license.
> > > 
> > > And re-license tracepoint.h/marker.h to:
> > > 
> > > * Dual BSD/GPL v2 license.
> > > 
> > > The goal is to allow sharing code between the kernel tracer and UST
> > > (User-Space Tracer) project, which is a LGPL v2.1 library. Tracepoint
> > > and marker headers might need to be included by proprietary or BSD
> > > applications, hence the dual BSD/GPL v2 license for these two.
> > > 
> > > I currently have the OK from Kosaki Motohiro for Fujitsu contributions,
> > > which includes Zhao Lei and Lai Jiangshan.
> > > 
> > > The missing approvals for Dual LGPL v2.1/GPL v2 relicensing are:
> > > 
> > > For tracepoint.c:
> > > 
> > > Jaswinder Singh Rajput <jaswinderrajput@...il.com>
> > > 
> > > For marker.c:
> > > 
> > > "Robert P. J. Day" <rpjday@...dspring.com>
> > > Adrian Bunk <bunk@...sta.de>
> > > Harvey Harrison <harvey.harrison@...il.com>
> > 
> > Jesper Juhl <jj@...osbits.net>
> > 
> 
> I don't think I have enough significant changes in there to actually 
> require my approval for relicensing, but since you ask; I personally 
> do not have a problem with that file being Dual LGPL v2.1/GPL v2 
> licensed.

I wonder if trivial one-liners and cleanups require the approval from
the contributors. In doubt, I prefer to ask. But you might be right that
it's not actually needed.

Thanks!

Mathieu

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