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From Chiradeep Vittal <Chiradeep.Vit...@citrix.com>
Subject Re: provenance of source under patches/systemvm/debian
Date Fri, 20 Jul 2012 20:58:09 GMT
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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