multipath-tools: create LICENSES dir with the text of all used licences
authorXose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez@gmail.com>
Tue, 10 Apr 2018 15:42:18 +0000 (17:42 +0200)
committerChristophe Varoqui <christophe.varoqui@opensvc.com>
Fri, 11 May 2018 08:44:25 +0000 (10:44 +0200)
On 04/10/2018 09:25 AM, Martin Wilck wrote:
> On Mon, 2018-04-09 at 18:51 +0200, Xose Vazquez Perez wrote:
>> Move COPYING -> LICENSES/GPL-2.0
>> Move COPYING.LESSER -> LICENSES/LGPL-2.0
>>
>> Add GPL-3.0 and LGPL-2.1 to the LICENSES dir.
>> Source directly from:
>> https://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.txt
>> https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.1.txt
>>
>> Cc: Martin Wilck <mwilck@suse.com>
>> Cc: Christophe Varoqui <christophe.varoqui@opensvc.com>
>> Cc: device-mapper development <dm-devel@redhat.com>
>> Signed-off-by: Xose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez@gmail.com>
>> ---
>
> I like this.
> Acked-by: Martin Wilck <mwilck@suse.com>
>
> I  suggest to add my posting from yesterday ("multipath-tools 0.7.6
> fossology license assessment") as "README.licenses".
> With these changes, we'd be in a fine state for the time being.
>
> Actual license changes can be considered for the long term, but don't
> need to be - the current situation is complex but not actually
> problematic. SPDX tags can be added to source files by and by, as we
> see fit.

In the meantime, this patch should clarify the default license:

From c10b33cd2385f3726a0a47e5356b7bec20b10963 Mon Sep 17 00:00:00 2001
From: Xose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez@gmail.com>
Date: Tue, 10 Apr 2018 17:34:44 +0200
Subject: [PATCH] multipath-tools: link LICENSES/LGPL-2.0 to COPYING

Default licence is LGPL-2.0

Cc: Christophe Varoqui <christophe.varoqui@opensvc.com>
Cc: device-mapper development <dm-devel@redhat.com>
Signed-off-by: Xose Vazquez Perez <xose.vazquez@gmail.com>
COPYING [new symlink]

diff --git a/COPYING b/COPYING
new file mode 120000 (symlink)
index 0000000..0c0462d
--- /dev/null
+++ b/COPYING
@@ -0,0 +1 @@
+LICENSES/LGPL-2.0
\ No newline at end of file