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Re: samba license change



Once upon a time, Hans de Goede <j w r degoede hhs nl> said:
> So you must distribute it together with a GPLv2 licensed samba, so no loop 
> holes here (luckily!).

Okay, so you distribute both the GPLv2 and GPLv3 libraries, with the
GPLv2 version named something like "compat-libsomething".  Then it
depends on which one gets installed as to whether a license violation
occurs.  If you take the case of anaconda (where the shortest package
name "wins" to satisfy the libsomething.so.0 dependency), the GPLv3
library would always be installed.

Or you get crazier and you use the alternatives system; install both and
let the user switch (but have the GPLv3 version the default).

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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