[Fwd: samba shared client lib needs LGPL]

Stephen Langasek vorlon at netexpress.net
Fri Oct 15 22:28:00 GMT 1999

wayne roberts wrote:

> The perpose is to use in gnome virtual filesystem.  It is currently used
> statically linked into midnight commander when configure'd --with-samba.

> The code is unmodified, only repackaged.  This message is posted because
> it needs LGPL to legally use it.  location:

According to the rpm on my system, Midnight Commander is GPL.  Why do you
believe it necessary for this library code to be released under the LGPL, if
the application you're using it in doesn't require it?

-Steve Langasek
postmodern programmer

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