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Re: Bug#168554: Status of Sarge Release Issues (Updated for May)

On Wed, May 07, 2003 at 08:29:52AM -0000, MJ Ray wrote:
> Christian Hammers <ch@debian.org> wrote:
> > On Tue, May 06, 2003 at 07:27:12PM +0200, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> >> 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.
> > I wrote today with Lenz Grimmer who is the MySQL employee who cares
> > about contact to the distribution maintainers. He told me that he will
> > talk about licence issues with "David" from MySQL at the end of this
> > week.
> Is gnutls a possible alternative for this yet?  It shouldn't cause
> licence problems.

Actually it does.  GNU TLS's OpenSSL compatibility layer is licensed
under the GPL, not the LGPL, last time I checked.  This would cause
problems for at least some works we distribute.

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Debian GNU/Linux                   |       cross.
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