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Re: Python 1.6 released and GPL incompatible

On Fri, Sep 08, 2000 at 12:28:54AM +0200, Gregor Hoffleit wrote:
> Indeed. A dependency may also mean that the package is a binary extension
> module for the Python interpreter which will be linked dynamically with the
> interpreter (at some time, when the module is imported).
> In this case, if the module contains GPL code, I would currently stay away
> from distributing it with a dependency on Python 1.6.

For the record: python-gnome, -gtk, -gdk-imlib and -glade are LGPL so 
should be okay with python 1.6 I presume. 

Note that the current packages are neither source nor binary compatible with
a newer python.



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