vfs-module lincense

Jeremy Allison jra at samba.org
Wed Feb 27 09:23:03 GMT 2002

On Wed, Feb 27, 2002 at 09:14:00AM -0600, Esh, Andrew wrote:
> How does that apply to VFS modules that are dynamically linked, and referred
> to in smb.conf via the "vfs object" tag? By including dynamically linked
> libraries, this implies that Samba's license controls that of libc,
> libcrypt, libnsl, and many others. I don't believe it does.

Yes it does. libc, libcrypt, libnsl are *system* libraries, and are
thus not covered.

Any library written specifically for Samba vfs *must* be GPL,
even if loaded by dlopen.


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