On 09/21/2016 09:35 AM, Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

>> But I'm not sure if that suffices to meet GPL's requirements.
> The compiler.h file has no license header, just a comment
> saying "public domain", which is obviously not the case
> if you add this macro.

Oh, I missed that; I was assuming compiler.h was GPLv2+ per the usual
project defaults; but that file is explicitly looser.

> Given that you'll need to explicitly mention the license terms
> for ignore_value. eg with a comment line like
>   /* The ignore_value() macro is taken from GNULIB ignore-value.h,
>    * licensed under the terms of the LGPLv2+
>    */

Yes, adding that solves any questions of origin.

Eric Blake   eblake redhat com    +1-919-301-3266
Libvirt virtualization library http://libvirt.org

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