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



> libvirt will be statically linked with SDK library

Sorry, I meant dynamically but at compilation stage instead of dlopen()


On Friday, September 30, 2011 12:21:05 PM Dmitry Mishin wrote:

> 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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