pkg-config 0.24

Tollef Fog Heen tfheen at
Thu May 27 12:31:35 PDT 2010

]] Dan Nicholson 

| On Mon, May 24, 2010 at 7:30 PM, Brian Cameron <brian.cameron at> wrote:
| >
| > pkg-config team:
| >
| > I notice that pkg-config 0.24 contains a COPYING file that says the
| > license is now GPLv3.  Version 0.23 was GPLv2.
| >
| > Was this change intentional?  It may not have been since I know
| > that automake will generate a GPLv3 COPYING file by default if one
| > does not exist in the module already.  So, depending on which
| > version of automake you use, you can end up with different licenses
| > if the COPYING file is generated.
| Tollef can tell you for sure, but it looks like this is the automake
| included COPYING file in my source tree.

Just for the record: it was an unintentional change.  I'll merge the
make-GPLv2-explicit patch.

Dan, I've meant to offer you a commit bit for some time, it's a bit
silly that I'm the only person who can commit to pkg-config.  Please
tell me if you want me to add you to the group on fdo.

Tollef Fog Heen
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