----- Original Message -----
> On 11/16/2011 07:39 AM, Dor Laor wrote:
> > On 11/16/2011 03:36 PM, Anthony Liguori wrote:
> >> We have another requirement. We need to embed the source for the
> >> guest
> >> agent in the QEMU release tarball. This is for GPL compliance
> >> since we
> >> want to include an ISO (eventually) that contains binaries.
> >>
> >> This could be as simple as doing a git submodule but it would mean
> >> that
> >> the guest agent would have to live in its own git repository. Do
> >> you all
> >> see a problem with this?
> >
> > Not that I object of placing the code within qemu but I doubt this
> > is a
> > requirement, we can settle w/ GPL license for the code.
> >
> > A requirement of having the agent code reside within qemu is
> > similar to some
> > neighbors idea about kvm-tool and the kernel ...
> 
> It can just be a submodule (like we do with SeaBIOS, etc.).  The only
> request is
> that we split guest agent out of vdsm so we don't have to also
> include all of
> vdsm in the release tarballs.  That would make the guest agent an
> independent
> git repository and presumably project.
> 
> We can't ship a binary without including the source in the release.
>  The way we
> handle this for things that are external to QEMU (SeaBIOS, OpenBIOS,
> etc.) are
> git submodules.

It is already a separate git so that would not be a problem...

> 
> Regards,
> 
> Anthony Liguori
> 
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