[SeaBIOS] [PATCH please reply] make acpi bits GPLv2 compatible
lersek at redhat.com
Thu Mar 21 01:14:40 CET 2013
On 03/20/13 16:57, 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
> 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: Name <email address>
> in the message body.
> For example:
> Acked-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst at redhat.com>
> Signed-off-by: Michael S. Tsirkin <mst at redhat.com>
> diff --git a/src/acpi.c b/src/acpi.c
> index 88abc09..4ed5b11 100644
> --- a/src/acpi.c
> +++ b/src/acpi.c
> @@ -3,7 +3,19 @@
> // Copyright (C) 2008-2010 Kevin O'Connor <kevin at koconnor.net>
> // Copyright (C) 2006 Fabrice Bellard
> -// This file may be distributed under the terms of the GNU LGPLv3 license.
> +// This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
> +// it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
> +// the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License, or
> +// (at your option) any later version.
> +// This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
> +// but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
> +// MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE. See the
> +// GNU General Public License for more details.
> +// You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License along
> +// with this program; if not, see <http://www.gnu.org/licenses/>.
> #include "acpi.h" // struct rsdp_descriptor
> #include "util.h" // memcpy
With reference to
Acked-by: Laszlo Ersek <lersek at redhat.com>
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