gcovr - Suitable for Cygwin?

David Stacey drstacey@tiscali.co.uk
Mon Jun 6 21:14:00 GMT 2016

On 06/06/16 20:18, Corinna Vinschen wrote:
> 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.

Thank you for checking. I'll prepare a package later this week.


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