gcovr - Suitable for Cygwin?

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Jun 6 19:18:00 GMT 2016

On Jun  6 10:49, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> On Jun  4 19:10, David Stacey wrote:
> > I've been using gcovr to generate coverage reports, and I'd be happy to
> > maintain this for Cygwin. Before submitting a package, I'd be grateful if
> > someone could check the licence [1].
> > 
> > It's a fairly standard 3-clause BSD affair, but with the caveat that 'the
> > U.S. Government retains certain rights in this software.' It isn't clear (to
> > me, at least) what rights are being referred to. Would such a clause
> > prohibit its inclusion in Cygwin?
> > 
> > Note that gcovr isn't available for Fedora or CentOS, although this could be
> > because it hasn't been packaged for these distros, rather than any
> > incompatibility in the licence. It is, however, available for Debian and
> > Ubuntu [2].
> > 
> > Any thoughts on its suitability for Cygwin?
> Let me ask somebody who knows this better than me...

Ok, nothing to worry about.  Please go ahead if you like.


Corinna Vinschen                  Please, send mails regarding Cygwin to
Cygwin Maintainer                 cygwin AT cygwin DOT com
Red Hat
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