jpeach at sgi.com
Mon Sep 20 23:18:12 GMT 2004
On Mon, Sep 20, 2004 at 04:38:50PM +1000, Andrew Bartlett wrote:
> On Mon, 2004-09-20 at 13:47, James Peach wrote:
> > Hi all,
> > I notice that pam_smbpass is licensed under the GPLv2. What are the
> > implications for using this on a system with some GPL programs and some
> > proprietary programs?
> > I'm a little confused, particularly in light of the lengths winbind goes
> > to to keep the client-sode code LGPL ..
> It's actually pretty simple - pam_smbpass was not written with this as a
> design objective, while the winbind code was. Because pam_smbpass calls
> directly into our core passdb code, it must be GPL licenced.
Understood. Can pam_smbpass still be used with non-GPL programs?
James Peach | jpeach at sgi.com | SGI Australian Software Group
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