libtdb.h and libtdb.c
abartlet at samba.org
Sun May 7 17:33:14 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 problem isn't TDB, which is LGPL (see the licence headers on the
files), but tdbutil, a bunch of very samba-specific functions that are
still GPL, because they really are not clean enough to release as a
winbindd client libs are largely LGPL, or should be.
Andrew Bartlett http://samba.org/~abartlet/
Authentication Developer, Samba Team http://samba.org
Student Network Administrator, Hawker College http://hawkerc.net
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