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

Gaetan Nadon memsize at videotron.ca
Wed Dec 29 09:21:38 PST 2010

On Wed, 2010-12-29 at 17:13 +0000, Daniel Stone wrote:

> Hi,
> 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
> anyway.

Anyone has any idea why the xrestop repo is listed under "X.Org
And described as "X.org xrestop application." ?

I am still puzzled as to what "belongs" to X.Org or not. Or even if this
concept applies.

> Cheers,
> Daniel
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