[PATCH util/modular] build.sh: add xrestop

Daniel Stone daniel at fooishbar.org
Wed Dec 29 09:13:05 PST 2010


On Wed, Dec 29, 2010 at 08:45:10AM -0800, Alan Coopersmith wrote:
> On 12/29/10 08:20 AM, Tiago Vignatti wrote:
> > Are we releasing only MIT based stuff within katamari? 
> Yes, with one known exception, the entire katamari is MIT licensed.
> (The exception being the Linux portion of the xf86-input-keyboard driver,
>  which has code that someone noticed was exactly the same as a GPL licensed
>  file - but I don't think anyone ever asked the author, who was a XFree86
>  contributor, if he had offered it to XFree86 under their MIT-style license,
>  and just assumed it was copied from the GPL sources without permission.
>  I'm occasionally tempted to solve it via "git rm src/lnx_*" and adding a
>  "if $target_os = "linux" then echo Use evdev already" to configure.ac, but
>  haven't yet cared enough to do so, since it doesn't affect any mainstream
>  distro of Linux (which use evdev) or non-Linux (which don't use lnx_*.c).)

Oooh, that would actually be quite nice.

> > if build.sh matches exactly what gets released in X katamari then this patch
> > probably is invalid. Are we doing in such way?
> It does not - it builds a number of apps we still maintain, but do not include
> in the katamaris, as well as some dependencies like mesa that are completely
> outside the X.Org git repos & tarball releases.

Right.  I'd forgotten that the Synaptics relicensing eventually went
through, so my R-b was based on build.sh already building GPL modules

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