From: Thomas Witt (witt_at_[hidden])
Date: 2006-11-04 11:04:21
Vladimir Prus wrote:
> On Friday 03 November 2006 22:14, Rene Rivera wrote:
>> Thomas Witt wrote:
>>> This is a repost of an earlier message with a slightly more alarming (at
>>> least I hope so) subject.
>>> A large number of files (~400) in the build system are missing licenses
>>> and copyright. See the inspection report on the developer list for
>>> details. What are we going to do about it?
>>> THIS HAS TO BE RESOLVED BEFORE 1.34.0 GOES OUT THE DOOR!
>> I guess we need some one to go through and do all the edits.
> Well, given that most of them files existed in 1.33 I'm not sure I see the
> urgency of fixing them now ;-) It least I surely did not wrote 400 files in
> last year.
IIRC we decided a long time ago that this issue is important to some of
our users and thus has to be addressed. That said another reason for the
urgency is that large numbers of failures make the inspection reports
useless, nobody will care. I would like to change that and therefor the
I would be really thankful if this could be fixed.
>> I think
>> Volodya wrote most of those files. Volodya is it OK to go through and
>> have someone add those?
> Yes, sure. And I'm in the blanket permission file anyway.
>> We wouldn't want to mess with any pending
>> changes you have.
>> Also the remaining BBv1 files are from authors without a blanket
>> permission on file. So it would take reminding the authors to add the info.
It was my understanding that we don't ship BBv1 with 1.34.0, but I might
very well be wrong what's the plan?
-- Thomas Witt witt_at_[hidden]
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