Re: Balsa: Indirect linking to OpenSSL via LGPL and OpenLDAP libs

On 2002.12.16 05:47 Carlos Morgado wrote:
> 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) [1] and libldap2 
>> (OpenLDAP PL [2]) 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 :)

Does this exclusion clause have any material impact on regular 
users? I feel totally uninformed about all this!


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