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Linking libgit2 to OpenSSL

Dear Debian legal team,

The next release of julia will use libgit2 (Cc'ed recent maintainers)
to retrieve package repositories via https://. This requires libgit2
to be linked directly to OpenSSL [1].

libgit2 is licensed [2] under GPLv2 with this exception:



 In addition to the permissions in the GNU General Public License,
 the authors give you unlimited permission to link the compiled
 version of this library into combinations with other programs,
 and to distribute those combinations without any restriction
 coming from the use of this file.  (The General Public License
 restrictions do apply in other respects; for example, they cover
 modification of the file, and distribution when not linked into
 a combined executable.)


Given the above, is libgit2 linked to OpenSSL distributable in Debian?


[1] https://github.com/JuliaLang/julia/issues/17661#issuecomment-235961453
[2] https://raw.githubusercontent.com/libgit2/libgit2/master/COPYING

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