svn commit: r344487 - in head/sys: conf gnu/gcov
jhb at FreeBSD.org
Tue Feb 26 17:48:46 UTC 2019
On 2/26/19 9:33 AM, Rodney W. Grimes wrote:
>> On 2/25/19 5:11 PM, K. Macy wrote:
>>>> This commit needed more through review.
>>> How would this be achieved:? I had several people on the review and no
>>> one had substantive feedback.
>> As a developer it is your responsibility to be aware of the policies that
>> we do document. One of the things in the license policy Brooks pointed you
>> at is that adding new GPL code requires core@ sign off. This doesn't mean
>> core@ will say know. It does mean that core@ has to make an explicit
>> (I know Brooks said he intended to update the policy, but in fact it
>> already requires core@ sign off for any new code that isn't following
>> one of the accepted licenses which are all BSD/MIT-style licenses.)
> In defense of K Macy here, the copy of this text in the publically
> visible committers guide does not say that. Hence my earlier mail
> about is this text planned as an update to what is in the committers
> guide. Or can you point me to something in the public area that
> points at this /internal/license.html file?
Things on internal/ are "public" as far as developers are concerned. The
title of https://www.freebsd.org/internal/policies.html is "Policies for
FreeBSD Project Members" and references the committers guide as well as
additional policies rather than the other way around.
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