LGPL vs. OCB license

Andreas Metzler ametzler at bebt.de
Fri Dec 15 20:17:48 CET 2017

On 2017-12-15 Werner Koch <wk at gnupg.org> wrote:
> On Fri, 15 Dec 2017 18:09, jan.kiszka at siemens.com said:
> > libgcrypt will surely pop up in many license analysis tools as distros
> > move to a version that now contains the OCB implementation with that
> > patent reference. Having good technical answers how to deal with them is

> OpenSSL also included OCB unconditionally.  Thus Libgcrypt should be the
> smallest problem.

OpenSSL is in a different situation than everybody else, they got a
special OCB license without the additional restrictions on top of the
OpenSSL license.

cu Andreas

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