Re: Balsa: Indirect linking to OpenSSL via LGPL and OpenLDAP libs
- From: Carlos Morgado <chbm chbm nu>
- To: balsa-list gnome org
- Cc: Andrew Lau <netsnipe debianplanet org>
- Subject: Re: Balsa: Indirect linking to OpenSSL via LGPL and OpenLDAP libs
- Date: Mon, 16 Dec 2002 10:47:53 +0000
On 2002.12.16 09:47:26 +0000 Andrew Lau wrote:
> Hi everyone,
> I was wondering whether it would be legal for me compile and
> link Balsa (GPL) to the libesmtp5 (LGPL)  and libldap2 (OpenLDAP PL
> ) libs. Doing so results in a binary that is indirectly linked to
> OpenSSL for which Balsa does not have a exclusion clause for at this
> current time. I don't know whether this indirect linking will produce
> a contaminated package that is unacceptable for main.
For Balsa: I don' foresee it being a problem, contacts are being made.
For libesmtp: libesmtp5 is old, it should be updated. for openssl Brian
should be contacted.
For ldap: no clue :)
Carlos Morgado - chbm(at)chbm(dot)nu - http://chbm.nu/ -- gpgkey: 0x1FC57F0A
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