On Sat, 2014-01-11 at 17:55 +0100, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote: > Hi all, > > this "GnuTLS in Debian" thread triggered my switch of the src:cups > package from linking against GnuTLS to now link against OpenSSL. CUPS is > GPL-2 only with an OpenSSL exception. > > Today, Andreas rightly pointed to me that this induces a problem (for > Debian) for all GPL-without-OpenSSL-exception programs linked against > libcups2. As far as I understand our current stance on that problem, > GPL-licensed programs without an OpenSSL exception are absolutely > forbidden to link with it, even indirectly. [...] I think this is an absurd interpretation. It is certainly not being applied to linux-tools, where we have perf linked against libpython linked against OpenSSL. Ben. -- Ben Hutchings Always try to do things in chronological order; it's less confusing that way.
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