Updating from LGPL 2 to LGPL 3

Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals siegfried at gevatter.com
Sat Aug 7 11:15:34 UTC 2010

2010/8/7 Francesco Fumanti <francesco.fumanti at gmx.net>:
> However, some files of the package did not change since the last release of the package. Thus I wonder whether it is allowed to also update the files that did not change from LGPL 2 to LGPL 3.

Yeah, sure (assuming that you own the copyright of the files or that
their license includes the "or later"). But the change won't have any
real effect until the files change (since people can still get them
from an older tarball / branch checkout where they still were LGPL 2).

Siegfried-Angel Gevatter Pujals (RainCT)
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