GPLV3 license in samba3.3.4.

simo idra at
Wed Jun 17 15:17:50 GMT 2009

On Tue, 2009-06-16 at 20:56 +0530, karthikeyan.chetty at wrote:
> Dear Team,
>    Anyone please help me to understand the feature difference between
> GPLV3 & LGPLV3 , Is that Samba 3.3.4 is using GPLV3?

Samba uses mostly the GPLv3 license, although some libraries like
libsmbclient are released under the LGPLv3 license.

We are not competent to give you any legal advice, if you have a
question related to the use of specific parts of the samba code or
libraries, please state the problem in detailed terms.


Simo Sorce
Samba Team GPL Compliance Officer <simo at>
Principal Software Engineer at Red Hat, Inc. <simo at>

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