Compiling GnuPG 2.0.1 on MacOS X

Benjamin Donnachie benjamin at
Sun Feb 11 18:53:29 CET 2007

Robert J. Hansen wrote:
>> Personally, I'd rather do without the QT bloat. 
> I've always had an allergic reaction whenever people describe J. Random
> C++ Code as 'bloated'.  Especially when the code in question has been
> shown to be very effective in the embedded hardware space (QTEmbedded).

Fair point... I was thinking in terms of MacOS - to use QT you need
about 2Mb of libraries.  However, on my Linux machine I didn't consider
it bloat as I already need it for KDE.

>> It might turn out to be just as bloated but at least the licensing isn't
>> as restrictive!  Um, I'll see what I can do when I get time... 
> [scratches head]
> How, precisely, is the GPL a 'restrictive' license?  I don't mean to be
> dense, but I just don't see it.

Um, wibble... LGPL? :-)


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