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cloexec license

From: Eric Blake
Subject: cloexec license
Date: Tue, 8 Dec 2009 17:42:59 +0000 (UTC)
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Jim, Bruno,

Any objections to relicensing cloexec as LGPL?  set_cloexec_flag is only a thin 
wrapper around fcntl, which currently isn't adding much content beyond a low 
level function that is present everywhere except mingw.  dup_cloexec is a bit 
more complicated, and was borrowed from the GPL module pipe, but again, it is 
merely exposing features of the system in a convenient API rather than 
inventing new features.  If we don't relicense, then rpl_fcntl and O_CLOEXEC 
support will have to be GPL, which seems weird, since open is currently LGPL.

Eric Blake

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