vfs-module lincense

Gerald Carter jerry at samba.org
Wed Feb 27 10:50:10 GMT 2002

On Wed, 27 Feb 2002, 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.

Libraries considered to be part of the OS are general exempt
from the GPL dynamic linking issues.  At least this is
my interpretation of it.  Although IANAL :-)


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