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Re: Please recompile packages against libmysqlclient12.



On Sat, Apr 12, 2003 at 09:06:35PM +0200, Wichert Akkerman scribbled:
> Previously Steve Langasek wrote:
> > The new libmysqlclient12 package comes from MySQL 4.0.  It has been
> > known for some time that the libmysqclient library in MySQL 4.0 would
> > *not* be released under the LGPL: it is GPL only.  If your package which
> > links against libmysqclient is not GPL-compatible, or if your package is
> > a library which is used by other GPL-incompatible packages in Debian,
> > you cannot upload your package built against libmysqlclient12.
> 
> It's even worse: from what I gather the new libmysqlclient is linked
> with OpenSSL, which is not compatible with the GPL. So if your package
> is GPLed you can't link with libmysqlclient since that will pull in
> OpenSSL, but if you package does not have a GPL compatible license you
> can't use libmysqlclient either.
What about a case as mine - Pike 7.4 is MPL/GPL/LGPL. How does that look in
this situation?

marek

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