[Samba] Samba 3.0.37 license confusion

Ronnie Zheng jeromezhr at gmail.com
Tue Aug 19 00:37:05 MDT 2014

Hello Jeremy and samba maintainers,

I am using Samba 3.0.37 and I am confused about the license.
On one hand both the COPYING file in the 3.0.37 tarball and your
website indicates that version 3.0.37 is GPLv2.

On the other hand, in the 3.0.37 tarball, there are many files with
GPLv3 headers without any exception. For instance, several file in
source/client directory.

So my question is if it is released under GPLv2, why there are so many
GPLv3 license only files ?


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