On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 21:30 -0800, Jeff Spaleta wrote: > On 10/9/07, Simo Sorce <ssorce redhat com> wrote: > > Well there are 2 possible situations: > > A) The projects that depend on samba are willing to address the > > licensing problem > > B) They are not > > > > If A we have time, we are talking about F9, plenty of time. > > > > If B then they have 2 choices: > > B.1) Drop functionality > > B.2) Implement/maintain/whatever their own SMB/CIFS support > > no matter which case... in the meantime... as a distribution we have a > serious problem with kdebase. Even if trolltech/kde are in the > optimistic scenario A... we as a distribution can't actually build the > currently available kdebase against the the gplv3 libsmbclient in our > buildsystem or else we are violating the license by rebuilding our > kdebase against our libsmbclient. So while we are in the limbo of > scenario A resolution everything associated with kde package > maintainence STOPS in fedora development leading up to F9. No, you could just stop building the optional support for libsmbclient in the meantime. Andrew Bartlett -- Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/ Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org Samba Developer, Red Hat Inc.
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