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Re: spring packages

On Sat, Oct 24, 2009 at 09:37:20AM +0800, Paul Wise wrote:
> >> Why do you override possible-gpl-code-linked-with-openssl?
> >
> > It is told on disclaimer on debian/control, for IRC chatting with a former ftp
> > master it came clear that if the code does not need any ssl symbol, the
> > conflict between openssl and gpl does not apply, even if ldd seems to suggests
> > the opposite. (Probably a lintian bug should be open for that).
> Hmm. I've often seen people switch to the GNUTLS version of curl to
> get transitive GPL compliance.

IHMO linking through a wrapper is still linking, and needs to respect
the licenses.  Paul's suggestion seems wise (no pun intended ;)).


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