svn commit: r283166 - vendor/atf/dist/atf-sh
brd at FreeBSD.org
Thu May 21 15:58:13 UTC 2015
On Thu, May 21, 2015 at 08:51:44AM -0700, Craig Rodrigues wrote:
> On May 21, 2015 8:09 AM, "Brad Davis" <brd at freebsd.org> wrote:
> > Did anyone ever hear about getting ATF/Kyua out from under Google? Last
> > time I submitted a pull request Julio asked me to sign some Google
> > agreement. Which I am not interested in doing and I suspect is keeping
> > other people interested in working on ATF/Kyua away as well.
> You raise a good point. I know of at least one person at EMC who submitted
> a patch to kyua, but then could not get it accepted because of the need for
> signing the Google Contributor License Agreement. Getting permission from
> EMC to sign the Google CLA proved to be an uphill battle.
> I actually signed the Google CLA for kyua last year. However, this week,
> Julio informed me that Google transferred all CLA from one database to
> another, and in the process they lost my signed agreement!! So Julio asked
> me to sign again. This is annoying.
> ATF/Kyua are Julio's things, so ideally, he would be the one to change the
> licensing and signature requirements. However, since he is a Google
> employee, he has some rules which he must follow.
> Other than that I don't see what can be done, other than some type of fork
> of the kyua project or a rewrite of the code under a different license.
Maybe we could fork it and put it under the FreeBSD github page, and then
he could just contribute to that, but have it "owned" by FreeBSD
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