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Re: initdb copyright notice

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: "Patches (PostgreSQL)" <pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: initdb copyright notice
Date: 2003-11-17 19:47:53
Message-ID: 3FB925E9.2030403@dunslane.net (view raw or flat)
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I wrote:

> Rod Taylor wrote:
>
>> On Mon, 2003-11-17 at 14:11, Andrew Dunstan wrote:
>>  
>>
>>> Neil Conway asked me if we need a copyright notice to cover the code I
>>> borrowed from FreeBSD in initdb.c. I wasn't sure, but in case we do 
>>> here
>>> is a patch to include it.
>>>   
>>
>>
>> Unless I'm mistaken, all of the FreeBSD code is under the 3 clause
>> license.
>>
>> However, the easiest way to find out is to look at the header of the
>> files that you borrowed code from.
>>
>> We don't want the 4 clause unless necessary.
>>
>
> I C&P'd this directly from the file in question:
>
> http://www.freebsd.org/cgi/cvsweb.cgi/src/bin/mkdir/mkdir.c?rev=1.27&content-type=text/x-cvsweb-markup 
>
>
> Maybe the FreeBSD guys haven't updated all their notices correctly? 
> This notice has been unchanged in this file since 1994.
>
http://www.freebsd.org/copyright/license.html shows they are indeed out 
of date. Here's a patch with the advertising clause deleted from the notice.

cheers

andrew



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