[Buildroot] [PATCH 18/54] libsysfs: add license information

Gustavo Zacarias gustavo at zacarias.com.ar
Wed Jun 25 19:45:51 UTC 2014

On 06/25/2014 04:41 PM, Yann E. MORIN wrote:

>> +LIBSYSFS_LICENSE = GPLv2 (utilities), LGPLv2.1+ (library)
> I would also add the COPYING file at the root of the package:
>     The commands and utilities under the "test" directory are licensed under the
>     GNU General Public License (GPL) Version 2, June 1991. The full text of the
>     GPL is located at:
>     sysfsutils/cmd/GPL
>     The sysfs library is licensed under the GNU Lesser Public License (LGPL)
>     Version 2.1, February 1999. The full text of the LGPL is located at:
>     sysfsutils/lib/LGPL 
> Regards,
> Yann E. MORIN.

But COPYING is confusing and a half-truth, that's why i avoided it.
If you look at the source under cmd/ that's also just GPL, and it's not
under "test", by the COPYING terms one could consider them LGPL.

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