[pacman-dev] License for new contributions?

Xavier Chantry chantry.xavier at gmail.com
Sat Feb 26 12:55:27 EST 2011

On Sat, Feb 26, 2011 at 6:42 PM,  <edmeister46 at hushmail.com> wrote:
> Hello pacman team!
> I've been following development for quite some time, and would like
> to submit my package signing patches for review.

Out of curiosity, what do these patches accomplish exactly ?

> However, since some of the files are entirely new, they would have
> a license header. I would like to know under what license should I
> release my work.
> I bring this up because during this time I overlooked the inclusion
> of the rankmirrors script, which I've now noticed to be GPL v3 code.
> Should my files be GPL v2 or v3?

Why don't you use the same header that all C files in pacman have,
which is "gpl v2 or later" ?

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