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Re: GPL2 incompatible with Apache 2.0


On Mon, 2017-10-16 at 11:58 +0200, Andreas Schneider wrote:
> On Monday, 16 October 2017 11:53:42 CEST Edward Baudrez wrote:
> > Hi and sorry to be late to reply
> > 
> > 
> > I am not a lawyer, but what is your GPL product? If it's not a
> > library, then I don't see how the testing code could be considered
> > a
> > derivative of it, so the GPL might conceivably not apply.
> > 
> I think the problem only exists if you distribute the test code in
> binary 
> form. But normally don't to that and I'm not a lawyer ;-)

You might be right, but I rather err on the side of caution and don't
differentiate between testing code binaries and normal ones in a

We did already find a suitable replacement for cmocka and are currently
porting our test cases to it. If there is interest, we have chosen the
Fake Function Framework.

Thanks for your help,

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GPL2 incompatible with Apache 2.0Claudius Heine <ch@xxxxxxx>
Re: GPL2 incompatible with Apache 2.0Claudius Heine <ch@xxxxxxx>
Re: GPL2 incompatible with Apache 2.0Edward Baudrez <edward.baudrez@xxxxxxxxx>
Re: GPL2 incompatible with Apache 2.0Andreas Schneider <asn@xxxxxxxxxxxxxx>