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* Is the PCI serial driver code GPL v2 or v3
@ 2008-11-06 17:43 n0ano
  2008-11-06 18:52 ` Peter Alfredsen
  0 siblings, 1 reply; 12+ messages in thread
From: n0ano @ 2008-11-06 17:43 UTC (permalink / raw)
  To: Linux Kernel Mailing List

I notice that many of the files that make up the serial driver
are licensed as "either version 2 of the License, or (at your
option) any later version".  Unfortunatley, I would like to use
some of the code from `drivers/serial/8250_pci.c' in grub2,
which is a GPL v3 project, but the copyright for this file

 * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
 * the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the License.

The `either' in that sentence would lead me to believe that there
was a typo and the `or later' clause was dropped off but, as it
stands, it's just bad English that says version 2 only.

Anyone know what the true intent was and how to resolve this?

Don Dugger
"Censeo Toto nos in Kansa esse decisse." - D. Gale
Ph: 303/443-3786

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2008-11-06 17:43 Is the PCI serial driver code GPL v2 or v3 n0ano
2008-11-06 18:52 ` Peter Alfredsen
2008-11-06 19:12   ` Russell King
2008-11-06 19:20     ` Theodore Tso
2008-11-06 19:39     ` Lee Howard
2008-11-06 20:15       ` Russell King
2008-11-06 20:33         ` Russell King
2008-11-07  6:06         ` Lee Howard
2008-11-07 16:08         ` Alan Cox
2008-11-11 23:05           ` Russell King
2008-11-09 19:34     ` Pavel Machek
2008-11-16 15:18       ` Theodore Tso

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