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LWN.net Weekly Edition for May 16, 2013
A look at the PyPy 2.0 release
PostgreSQL 9.3 beta: Federated databases and more
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(Nearly) full tickless operation in 3.10
Posted Apr 21, 2009 8:07 UTC (Tue) by nix (subscriber, #2304)
Posted Apr 21, 2009 14:00 UTC (Tue) by jordanb (guest, #45668)
Posted Apr 21, 2009 13:31 UTC (Tue) by jengelh (subscriber, #33263)
Posted Apr 21, 2009 21:19 UTC (Tue) by csamuel (✭ supporter ✭, #2624)
Posted Apr 21, 2009 21:22 UTC (Tue) by csamuel (✭ supporter ✭, #2624)
..especially the dead ones.. :-(
Posted Apr 23, 2009 3:02 UTC (Thu) by jamesh (guest, #1159)
Posted Apr 23, 2009 8:39 UTC (Thu) by paulj (subscriber, #341)
I don't know the answer, but the implied answer assumed all the time by Linux kernel folk seems to take it as given that the courts would be surprisingly unpragmatic.
Posted Apr 30, 2009 9:08 UTC (Thu) by forthy (guest, #1525)
It is only necessary to find those copyright owners who explicitely
said they were only supporting GPLv2. The "GPLv2 only" tag in the COPYING
file from Linus is only telling you that "the whole work is GPLv2 only by
least common denominator". AFAIK, all GPLv2-only proponents are vocal and
easy to track down. Large parts of the kernel are GPLv2 or later, and so
can be changed to GPLv3 without asking the copyright holders of those
parts (e.g. the ALSA team).
Of course it is a lot easier to switch to GPLv3 or later if you were
GPLv2 or later before. Been there, done that. Simply changing the COPYING
file is sufficient.
Posted Apr 30, 2009 10:40 UTC (Thu) by mjg59 (subscriber, #23239)
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