[SeaBIOS] [PATCH please reply] make acpi bits GPLv2 compatible

Kevin O'Connor kevin at koconnor.net
Thu Mar 21 00:16:08 CET 2013

On Wed, Mar 20, 2013 at 05:57:53PM +0200, Michael S. Tsirkin wrote:
> You are getting this mail because you might have contributed code to one
> of the files in seabios that we want to reuse in QEMU,
> when this file was under GPLv3 or LGPLv3.
> QEMU is GPLv2 at the moment, so as a step in the process of moving acpi
> tables to qemu, we need to make sure the code we'll be moving is GPLv2
> compatible.
> The code was originally LGPLv2 in bochs so these bits are OK.
> QEMU generally prefers GPLv2 or later, so this is what this
> patch does. The plan is therefore:
> - collect acks from everyone
> - copy code to QEMU and apply this patch to QEMU copy only
> If you allow the use of your contribution in QEMU under the
> terms of GPLv2 or later as proposed by this patch,
> please respond to this mail including the line:

Acked-by: Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>


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