Re: shc -- #335278 broken packaging -- non-DD NMU prepared
George Danchev <email@example.com> wrote:
> On Thursday 29 June 2006 01:10, firstname.lastname@example.org wrote:
> > On Wed, Jun 28, 2006 at 12:58:59AM +0200, Alexander Schmehl wrote:
> > > /**
> > > * 'Alleged RC4' Source Code picked up from the news."
> > > * From: email@example.com (John L. Allen)"
> > > * Newsgroups: comp.lang.c"
> > > * Subject: Shrink this C code for fame and fun"
> > > * Date: 21 May 1996 10:49:37 -0400"
> > > */
> > I think it should be easy to replace that code by a DFSG-free
> > implementation of RC4. Openssl include one.
> I'm afraid that I can not use OpenSSL licensed code into GPL program (shc)
> without a special OpenSSL exception given from the shc's upstream, which
> unfortunately did not respond to any mail sent yet. Also I'm a litle bit
> scared to reimplement that myself - I might introduce hell of bugs at
> least ;-) ... deviating from upstream for the matter of that is not a good
> idea also.
libgcrypt also has an RC4 implementation.