Ming32 builds of libgcrypt 1.3.0

Simon Josefsson 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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