Fwd: Re: Bug 171659 is holding back most of testing
From: Martin Schulze <email@example.com>
To: Johan Walles <firstname.lastname@example.org>
Subject: Re: Bug 171659 is holding back most of testing
Date: 19 Jan 2003 12:41:57 +0100
Johan Walles wrote:
> sön 2003-01-19 klockan 11.05 skrev Martin Schulze:
> > Johan Walles wrote:
> > > The problem is that glibc's RPC implementation seems to be non-free
> > > according to the DFSG. There *are* a few other bugs holding back glibc
> > Ouch! Are the glibc guys working on this?
> I have no idea. From what I understand, FSF (or whoever it was)
> considers SUN's RPC license to be compatible with LGPL (and thus glibc),
> so they don't see this as a problem. OTOH, DFSG seems to say that it is
> not OK for Debian to ship in main. So, AFAICT, it *could* come down to
> that somebody from the Debian project has to re-implement SUN RPC.
This should be forwarded to email@example.com. Could you do
that? What I wrote is not to be considered private, but yours may.