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Re: samba license change



On Tue, 2007-10-09 at 19:25 +0200, Laurent Rineau wrote:
> On Tuesday 09 October 2007 15:43:21 Daniel P. Berrange wrote:
> > > Yep, kde is stuck at GPLv2 for now(1), so looks like smb support will
> > > have to be dropped, at least temporarily.
> 
> Please, no.
> 
> > Or keep around the GPLv2'd 3.0.x version as compat-libsmbclient  for
> > KDE & others in the same position to link against, while the rest of
> > the apps which can use the GPLv3 newer libs. Or bundle the older release
> > libsmbclient.so inside the KDE  package in a private lib directory
> 
> We might have a problem if the SONAME of libsmbclient has not changed when the 
> license has.

There is no plan to change the soname, I see no reason for it to change
as it is almost the same code and most applications are perfectly fine.

Simo.


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