[PATCH 2/8] test/math: Add missing libm-test-ulps-* files

Bernhard Reutner-Fischer rep.dot.nop at gmail.com
Fri Apr 4 14:32:38 UTC 2014

On Wed, Apr 02, 2014 at 03:18:31PM -0700, Gregory Fong wrote:
> On Mon, Feb 17, 2014 at 11:53 PM, Bernhard Reutner-Fischer
> <rep.dot.nop at gmail.com> wrote:
> > On 18 February 2014 00:20:11 Gregory Fong <gregory.0xf0 at gmail.com> wrote:
> >
> >> Hello,
> >>
> >> Just wanted to ping about the patch "test/math: Add missing
> >> libm-test-ulps-*
> >> files" linked below from April 2012, was
> >> there some issue that prevented it from being merged?
> >
> >
> > No. Can you please import them from current glibc (2.19 ish) and ideally fix
> > the failing cases, please?
> >
> Looking into this now.  It looks like most of libm was originally from
> FreeBSD, which got their code from Sun.  Just wondering, are there any
> licensing concerns to take into consideration when porting fixes from
> FreeBSD?  I would assume that the default FreeBSD license applies to
> any of the changes made by the FreeBSD project and so the right way to
> handle this issue would be to add their copyright header to the file
> when bringing in their fixes.  At the very least I imagine the commit
> messages should mention the original patch authors and source.  Please
> let me know if this sounds good.

There are no licensing concerns around the ulps, no.
If you import files with a BSD-license then you have to retain the
copyright notes, of course; See e.g. libm/README
Any non-4-clause BSD license is compatible with LGPL and as such ok.


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