[OE-core] FW: [oe] [meta-oe][PATCH] parted_1.8.6.bb: add parted that not GPLv3
leimaohui at cn.fujitsu.com
Thu Jul 9 00:43:26 UTC 2015
> Who's going to provide ongoing maintenance for all that? I would like
> Lei to establish himself as the maintainer (through the maintainers.inc file).
Thank you. I'm very glad to do that.
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> Alexander Kanavin
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> To: Burton, Ross
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> Subject: Re: [OE-core] FW: [oe] [meta-oe][PATCH] parted_1.8.6.bb: add parted that not
> On 07/07/2015 04:38 PM, Burton, Ross wrote:
> > How about renaming the recipe, so that it doesn't clash with the
> > GPLv3 version? For example, parted1_1.8.6.bb
> > <http://parted1_1.8.6.bb>. Then it can be kept outside of oe-core.
> > As they're just version variations that would be overly complex.
> > Dropping it in oe-core as it's a non-v3 alternative doesn't seem to be
> > a problem to me (as there's plenty of precedent for that already).
> My problem is that parted 1.8.6 was released in 2007, and the recipe already carries eight
> patches with it (and none of them has any information about their origin).
> Who's going to provide ongoing maintenance for all that? I would like Lei to establish
> himself as the maintainer (through the maintainers.inc file).
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