Re: Switching g-i from DirectFB to X11 -- image size; library reduction
On Fri, Feb 19, 2010 at 11:16:43AM +0100, Julien Cristau wrote:
> All X needs is an SHA1 implementation, which is likely a very small part
> of libgcrypt.
Hmm, it is used by the Render extension, how important is this
extension? gtk seems to use it, but I can run all the basic gnome
programs while having it disabled.
> It doesn't have to be libgcrypt, but I picked that one
> for the main deb because 1) it doesn't come with openssl's license
> headaches, and 2) it's already part of the debian base system. The udeb
> could use a different implementation if necessary.
Neither the X server nor the used modules in d-i are GPL licensed, which
should be the only license problem.
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