Ming32 builds of libgcrypt 1.3.0
simon at josefsson.org
Mon May 7 10:46:32 CEST 2007
Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> writes:
>> One question though: I notice that ./configure says rndw32 is used and
>> that it turns the library into GPL. When building 1.2.4 it says it is
>> using the 'default' random module, under mingw32, and there is no
> At some point a bug slipped in which didn't trigged the GPL "warning"
> anymore. I fixed that yesterday and should do that also for 1.2.4.
Ok. I assume then that 'default' in 1.2.4 means that rndw32 is used?
>> GPL or LGPL? If that one was LGPL, would it be possible to optionally
>> support using the 1.2.4 randomness module for mingw32 builds in 1.3.x?
> No. The rndw32 is under the GPL and has been contributed by Peter
> Gutmann. I have currently no need to change that. Thus I have not even
> considered to ask Peter whether he would change the license. Feel free
> to ask him.
I don't have a need to see this LGPL'ed. However, in GnuTLS4Win I
should make it clear that because of this situation, the package is only
available under the GPL. That wasn't clear to me before.
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