[Buildroot] [PATCH 18/54] libsysfs: add license information
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)
>> +LIBSYSFS_LICENSE_FILES = cmd/GPL lib/LGPL
> 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:
> 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:
> 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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