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+This layer contains a set of recipes corresponding to old, obsolete versions of
+software that are GPLv2 licensed where the upstreams have moved to GPLv3 licenses.
+These were part of OE-Core until it was realised they are a ticking timebomb
+with regard to security updates and general maintenance. By splitting into a separate
+layer, it's hoped people realise these may not be the best solution to the
+"no GPLv3 problem" and it should also make it clear there is a different quality of
+service applied to these recipes.
+For now, they do continue to get minimal testing by the Yocto Project but this will
+eventually be stopped, with anyone wanting to use them taking up the maintainership.
+The current maintainer for the layer is Richard Purdie <richard.purdie@linuxfoundation.org>
+Where to Send Patches
+For now, patches should be sent to the Yocto mailing list with [meta-gplv2] in the subject
+line. Before sending, be sure the patches apply cleanly to the current master branch of the
+git repository.
+ Git repository: http://git.yoctoproject.org/cgit.cgi/meta-gplv2/
+ Mailing list: yocto@lists.yoctoproject.org