Need to relicence xattr wrappers (FreeBSD xattr support for Samba4)

Andrew Bartlett abartlet at
Fri Jun 1 16:23:33 MDT 2012

On Fri, 2012-06-01 at 14:41 +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> I've worked on a series of patches to move our source3/lib/system.c
> xattr wrappers to libreplace:
> I've checked them on my FreeBSD 8.2 VM (naturally, further comments most
> welcome).
> What I do need however is your (as listed copyright holders) permission
> to relicence your code from lib/system.c to the LGPLv3 or later, to
> match the rest of libreplace. 
> If you could let me know, I can then proceed to ensure this support is
> available for Samba 4.0 beta1.

Thanks to all who replied.  I checked the git history, and it seems the
other person who did a lot of work here is Herb.


Is it OK if I re-licence your IRIX xattr handling code in lib/system.c
to the LGPL?


Andrew Bartlett

Andrew Bartlett                      
Authentication Developer, Samba Team 

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