Student Interested in Google Summer of Code 2010
austinenglish at gmail.com
Fri Jan 29 14:34:56 CST 2010
On Fri, Jan 29, 2010 at 1:44 PM, Gerald Pfeifer <gerald at pfeifer.com> wrote:
> On Fri, 29 Jan 2010, Austin English wrote:
>> Right. But it's a bug in the sense that FreeBSD is shipping an
>> _extremely_ old version of flex ;-).
>> Can you put in a request to update flex for FreeBSD 8.1/9.0? Or
>> should I register/file a bug?
> Filing a request is fine, if you want to do so. Just don't hold
> your breath, there is a lot of FUD around GPLv3 in BSD-land¹ and
> anything with a GPLv3 license in the base system will need core
> (team) approval and a heck of a lot of a reason.
Flex isn't GLPv3, it's got a BSD license:
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