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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH 1/3] mini-os: add BUILD_BUG_ON()

At 11:10 +0100 on 03 Jul (1404382205), Jan Beulich wrote:
> >>> On 03.07.14 at 11:58, <tim@xxxxxxx> wrote:
> > At 15:25 +0100 on 02 Jul (1404311125), Jan Beulich wrote:
> >> Just copy over what the hypervisor currently uses.
> > 
> > Careful of licenses here, please.  While there might be an argument
> > that BUILD_BUG_ON is simple enough to be uncopyrightable (and indeed
> > it looks like you wrote the current Xen implementation anyway), I
> > don't think you can just lift the whole thing, comments and all, into
> > a BSD-licensed file.
> So what do you suggest? I'm certainly fine with my pieces to also
> go under BSD license; are you recommending to drop the comments?

Yes, and to explicitly mention in the cset that the code you're
copying is yours and so can be relicensed.  (I know that's implied by
the SoB, but best to be clear).



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