[distcc] distcc zeroconf patch issues

Martin Pool mbp at sourcefrog.net
Thu Aug 4 14:25:22 GMT 2005

On  4 Aug 2005, Lennart Poettering <mzqvfgpp at 0pointer.de> wrote:

> Please don't merge it. HOWL is based on Apple's mDNSResponder code
> which is licensed under AFPL which caused it to be removed from
> Debian, since AFPL is considered non-free under the DFSG. 
> When I wrote that patch some time ago I wasn't aware of that
> problem. Now I am and working on "Avahi", an LGPLed replacementf for
> the Apple code. 


I did think at the time that AFPL was incompatible, but some people
(from Apple?) said that it was not.

> http://www.freedesktop.org/Software/Avahi
> I will eventually come up with a new patch using avahi. 



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