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From Ewan Mellor <Ewan.Mel...@eu.citrix.com>
Subject RE: provenance of source under patches/systemvm/debian
Date Mon, 23 Jul 2012 17:54:58 GMT
> -----Original Message-----
> From: Anthony Xu [mailto:Xuefei.Xu@citrix.com]
> Sent: 20 July 2012 15:43
> To: cloudstack-dev@incubator.apache.org
> Subject: RE: provenance of source under patches/systemvm/debian
> 
> We should install xe tools in systems.
> Maybe we can remove xetools from repository, and get it from public
> website when execute buildsystemvm.sh

This sounds like a good idea -- I can't see anything good coming from a two-year-old copy
of the tools in there, even disregarding any license issue.

Can you work on this, Anthony, or can you suggest someone who could?

Thanks,

Ewan.



> 
> Anthony
> 
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: Chiradeep Vittal [mailto:Chiradeep.Vittal@citrix.com]
> > Sent: Friday, July 20, 2012 1:58 PM
> > To: CloudStack DeveloperList
> > Subject: Re: provenance of source under patches/systemvm/debian
> >
> > This may be safe to nuke. We don't actually run the xe-tools since it
> > complicates the hypervisor upgrade. Anthony can comment more on this.
> >
> >
> > On 7/20/12 12:11 PM, "Mohammad Nour El-Din" <nour.mohammad@gmail.com>
> > wrote:
> >
> > >If no one can remember, can we use the dates and look up thr code in
> > Xen
> > >related codebase and see what license is it ?
> > >If u can give me hints were to look I can do that.
> > >
> > >Sent from my Samdung Galaxy S3
> > >Apologies for any typos
> > >On Jul 20, 2012 8:20 PM, "David Nalley" <david@gnsa.us> wrote:
> > >>
> > >> Hi folks:
> > >>
> > >> I was working on license headers today and came across some stuff
> in
> > >> patches/systemvm/debian.
> > >>
> > >> The xe directory contains a number of xe tools, and when I run git
> > log
> > >> I get the following:
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> commit 2f634c09137ae756af6b46ef3cd61eae9d5b57ac
> > >> Author: frank <frank.zhang@citrix.com>
> > >> Date:   Tue Apr 3 04:50:05 2012 -0700
> > >>
> > >>     Switch to Apache license
> > >>
> > >> commit ccd39e88f6450cef41a21ac38201efb8e658ecf7
> > >> Author: Chiradeep Vittal <chiradeep@cloud.com>
> > >> Date:   Thu Oct 21 11:31:24 2010 -0700
> > >>
> > >>     add xs-tools scripts
> > >>
> > >>
> > >> xs-tools comes from upstream Xen I presume - and I am guessing
> that
> > we
> > >> can't just blindly switch the license as we did on 4/3 - so my
> > >> questions are:
> > >>
> > >> 1. Did this code come from xs-tools
> > >> 2. If 1 is true, what was the license under which they were
> > originally
> > >licensed?
> > >> 3. Have we modified these tools at all?
> > >> 4. Are we going to try and convince upstream to relicense for us
> > >> (assuming it is a prohibited license), or???


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