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Re: git is live
- From: Ian Lance Taylor <iant at google dot com>
- To: Peter Bergner <bergner at vnet dot ibm dot com>
- Cc: Tom Tromey <tromey at redhat dot com>, GDB Development <gdb at sourceware dot org>, Binutils Development <binutils at sourceware dot org>, Tulio Magno Quites Machado Filho <tuliom at linux dot ibm dot com>
- Date: Fri, 25 Oct 2013 06:55:10 -0700
- Subject: Re: git is live
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- References: <877gd5iyaz dot fsf at fleche dot redhat dot com> <1382709091 dot 5918 dot 9 dot camel at otta>
On Fri, Oct 25, 2013 at 6:51 AM, Peter Bergner <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, 2013-10-22 at 01:01 -0600, Tom Tromey wrote:
>> The URLs:
> Ok, it's probably getting old, but I'll add my thanks
> for switching us over. Now to my question...
> >From a policy standpoint, are we going to allow vendor branches
> in the git repo like glibc does? I'm hoping the answer is yes. :)
> We didn't allow it before due to it seems CVS issues, but with git,
> it should now be easy.
GCC has always allowed vendor branches. I don't see any reason that
binutils/gdb should prohibit them. Obviously all the code has to be
under the GPL or some other explicitly permitted license.