[dpdk-web] [dpdk-govboard] [PATCH v2 3/4] update license policy wording

Thomas Monjalon thomas at monjalon.net
Wed Nov 29 10:25:03 CET 2017

29/11/2017 06:34, Hemant Agrawal:
> From: Thomas Monjalon
> > -			<a
> > href="https://www.gnu.org%2Flicenses%2Fold-licenses%2Flgpl-
> > 2.0.en.html" LGPLv2</a> license
> LGPLv2.0 is an obsolete license.  We shall be using LGPLv2.1.  As per "https://www.gnu.org/licenses/old-licenses/lgpl-2.0.en.html"
> "Please note that the GNU Library General Public License has been superseded by the GNU Lesser General Public License. We urge everyone to use the GNU Lesser General Public License instead of this GNU Library GPL. We leave the Library GPL available here for historical reference."
> Please note that DPDK repository include LICENSE.LGPL for version 2.1 

I agree, it should be LGPL-2.1.
The files are already declaring LPGL-2.1 in their headers:
	- drivers/net/avp/rte_avp_common.h
	- drivers/net/avp/rte_avp_fifo.h
	- lib/librte_eal/linuxapp/eal/include/exec-env/rte_kni_common.h

> In your patch you are just changing the links etc. so this may be an incremental change as well.

I suggest to send a v3 to update it.

Trishan, do you agree?

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