Bug#16855: marked as forwarded (e2fsprogsg listed as obsolete, e2fsprogs's Provides/Replaces/Conflicts ineffective)
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has caused the Debian Bug report #16855,
regarding e2fsprogsg listed as obsolete, e2fsprogs's Provides/Replaces/Conflicts ineffective
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From: Christian Hammers <email@example.com>
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Subject: Please clarify copyright of shared library.
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The follwing bug was reported against the Debian libmysqlclient10
package. Can you comment on this?
The mentioned /usr/share/doc/ copyright file includes a copy of
On Sun, Nov 10, 2002 at 05:03:06PM +0100, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> Package: libmysqlclient10
> Version: 3.23.51-1woody4
> Severity: normal
> /usr/share/doc/libmysqlclient10/copyright states "This program is
> free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the
> terms of the GNU General Public License".
> If you take a look at the files in
> mysql-dfsg-3.23.53/libmysql/* you'll notice that all of them are
> licensed under *L*GPL.
> Nevertheless this does not make libmysqlclient10 licensed under LGPL
> because mysql-dfsg-3.23.53/libmysql/net.c includes mysqld_error.h, a
> GPLed file.
> Please clarify this issue with upstream, whether this was an accident
> and libmysqlclient10 is supposed to be LGPL or if it was intended and
> libmysqlclient10 is indeed licensed under GPL.
> I hope it is the former, else it'd be impossible to link against
> libmysqlclient10 and e.g. OpenSSL at the same time.
> thanks, cu andreas
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