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Re: Build system GPLv3+, *.(c|h) LGPLv2.1+ --> What is the library copyright?

* Andreas Metzler:

> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>> * Andreas Metzler:
>>> I think that the resulting library /usr/lib/libtasn1.so.3 does not
>>> inherit the licenses of the build-system, and ends up as LGPLv2.1+
>>> both in 0.3.x and 1.x. Can you confirm this?
>> You should ask the GNUTLS folks.  I'm sure they will confirm this.
> Hello,
> it is obviously what they intended, since they documented it:
> <quote libtasn1.texi>
> The main features of this library are:
> [...]
> @item It's Free Software.
> Anybody can use, modify, and redistribute the library under the terms
> of the GNU Lesser General Public License version 2.1 (@pxref{GNU
> LGPL}).  The command line tools, self-tests and build infrastructure
> are licensed under the GNU General Public License version 3.0
> (@pxref{GNU GPL}).
> <unquote>

But this paragraph probably predates the license change, so it's a bit
questionable to use it to resolve the ambiguity caused by the change.

But I agree that the paragraph ver likely captures the intent.  But it
never hurts to ask.

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