Re: Status of Sarge Release Issues (Updated for May)
Matt Zimmerman <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 08:11:50AM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
>> Drew Scott Daniels <firstname.lastname@example.org> wrote:
>>> 3 MySQL 4: http://packages.qa.debian.org/m/mysql-dfsg.html (note the
>>> current license RC bug on libmysqlclient12, it isn't lgpl and there's
>>> openssl vs gpl license issues)
>> Afaict this is fixed, Upstream has granted permission to link "with
>> our GPL library with any true OpenSource package (OSI guidelines)."
> It is not quite as simple as this, is it? Adding certain exceptions to the
> GPL can make the resulting license incompatible with the original GPL.
Hmm, I think you've got a point, the "just add an OpenSSL exception to
the license" procedure doesn't work if other GPL'ed stuff
(mysql-server) is included.
Lets take this to -legal, Mail-Followup-To is set accordingly.