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

Herb Lewis hlewis at
Fri Jun 1 16:58:25 MDT 2012

On 06/01/2012 03:23 PM, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> 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.
> Herb,
> Is it OK if I re-licence your IRIX xattr handling code in lib/system.c
> to the LGPL?
> Thanks,
> Andrew Bartlett
Fine with me to go to LGPLv3 or later

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