[openstack-dev] [tc][kolla] Ansible module with GPLv3

Michał Jastrzębski inc007 at gmail.com
Fri Nov 4 17:34:04 UTC 2016

Yeah, I'll cross-post there, thanks Fungi.

Anyone knows of any other openstack project with more than 1 license
in their codebase?

On 4 November 2016 at 11:51, Jeremy Stanley <fungi at yuggoth.org> wrote:
> On 2016-11-04 11:42:25 -0500 (-0500), Michał Jastrzębski wrote:
> [...]
>> Kolla is licensed as Apache v2 all across the board today. To
>> implement one of highly requested features we would need to develop
>> so-called strategy plugin for ansible, and I can't see any reasonable
>> way to do it without touching GPL v3 code.
> [...]
> [I am not a lawyer.] We just discussed this in #openstack-infra as
> well. Since Kolla is shelling out to an Ansible executable, it's not
> likely to count as being a derivative work of Ansible. Consequently,
> the Kolla plug-in imported by Ansible being GPLv3 while shipped in
> the same repo as Apache License 2.0 Kolla source code would simply
> be aggregation of software under distinct licenses.
> That said, it can't hurt to ask this again on
> legal-discuss at lists.openstack.org where it's much more on-topic.
> --
> Jeremy Stanley
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