[gnutls-devel] openconnect's vasprintf() license is (L)GPLv3 incompatible
ametzler at bebt.de
Sat Sep 20 08:38:02 CEST 2014
On 2014-09-20 Andreas Metzler <ametzler at bebt.de> wrote:
> looking over the diff from 3.3.7 to 3.3.8 I have stumbled over the
> newly added license header for lib/vasprintf.c (Thanks for it, BTW):
> * This program is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
> * modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License
> * version 2.1, as published by the Free Software Foundation.
> This is a bit problematic, since LGPLv2.1 (without "or later")
> is incompatible with (L)GPLv3+. Therefore (L)GPLv3+ software linked
> against against GnuTLS could not be distributed. - It does not hit us
> on Debian since we have vasprintf() in glibc but it is something of a
Please ignore. Looking at the compat matrix
http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-faq.html shows that there is actually
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