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Re: [libvirt] [PATCH 1/1] [RFC] Parallels Server Bare Metal driver stub



On Wednesday, September 28, 2011 06:10:19 PM Daniel P. Berrange wrote:

> > >   Any pointers ? All I found was

> > >   http://www.parallels.com/ptn/download/sdk/

> > >

> > > and it's quite silent on code availability and Licence for the

> > > libraries.

> >

> > It has a proprietary license and not open sourced now. Is it a problem? 

>

> If the license is not LGPLv2+ compatible, then it can't be used

> by libvirt, regardless of whether it is directly linked, or

> dlopened. In other words using 'dlopen' doesn't magically solve

> the license compatibility problem.

Will we solve the issue if libvirt will be statically linked with SDK library (as Daniel requests) and SDK library itself will be distributed in binary form under BSD license conditions (which is LGPLv2 compatible)?

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Thanks,

Dmitry.



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