libtdb.h and libtdb.c

simo idra at
Sun May 7 17:30:55 GMT 2006

On Sun, 2006-05-07 at 17:22 +0000, David Collier-Brown wrote:
> Dave Daugherty wrote:
> > I wrote some wrappers similar to tdbutil.h/tdbutil.c.  The reason I
> > wrote my own: tdbutil.h is GPL'd and I needed an LGPL header
> > I specifically use this shared object library to populate the
> > secrets.tdb file and to keep the machine password in sync 
>    Hmmn, I wonder if it's appropriate to discuss the appropriateness
> of LGPL for libraries like tdb?
>    If this has long since settled on irc, just say: all I found on marc
> was some discussion of winbindd and ldb being LGPL...

The tdb, talloc, and ldb libraries are all under the LGPL.
But not all the utilities or modules(ldb) are.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer
email: idra at

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