Licensing ambiguities with GPL and LGPL

Jeremy Allison jra at
Sat Dec 22 14:21:07 GMT 2001

On Sat, Dec 22, 2001 at 11:39:29AM -0600, John Malmberg wrote:

> So it is very easy for someone to violate the licensing conditions for 
> libsmbclient that default under the GPL and not have any idea that they 
> were doing so.

Yes, I believe this is the same for libgdbm, which is why RedHat
doesn't ship with it. libsmbclient is exactly the same.


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