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Re: Urgently need GPL compatible libsnmp5-dev replacement :-(

On Tue, May 03, 2005 at 07:40:24PM -0300, Henrique de Moraes Holschuh wrote:
> On Wed, 04 May 2005, Christian Hammers wrote:
> > One of my packages, Quagga, is licenced under the GPL but is supposed to
> > get linked against NetSNMP. That now is problematic, as NetSNMP depends
> > on OpenSSL (for SNMPv3 crypto support?) which is not GPL compatible.

> A simple extension to Quagga's (*and* NetSNMP if it is GPLed) license
> allowing for linking to OpenSSL is probably the easiest way to fix this (and
> since that is a documentation change, it would get into sarge).

The license of the GNUTLS OpenSSL shim is GPL, causing possible license
problems in the other direction with GPL-incompatible apps.  It's also not a
very complete compatibility layer.

Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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