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Re: utmp/wtmp changes from libc5 to libc6



> > > The GNU Multiple Precision Library, included in this release and linked
> > > into the executable, is distributed under the GNU Library Public License.
> > > A copy can be found in gmp-2.0/COPYING.LIB.       ^^^^^^^
> 
> Note:  This says that it is covered by the GNU LGPL, not the GNU GPL.
> 
> And the relevant chunk of the LGPL _may_ be:
> 
>      6. As an exception to the Sections above, you may also compile or
>      link a "work that uses the Library" with the Library to produce a
>      work containing portions of the Library, and distribute that work
> -->  under terms of your choice, provided that the terms permit
>      modification of the work for the customer's own use and reverse
>      engineering for debugging such modifications.

_if_ LGPL aplies, yes. But apparently the ssh guys were wrong about
that, and gmp-2.0.2 uses GPL, not LGPL. But maybe gmp 2.0 used LGPL, that
would be pity. Otherwise ssh really is GPL!

We'll have to check gmp-2.0's copyright. I'd love it if that turned
out to be gpl too!

-- 
joost witteveen, joostje@debian.org
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