license of

simo idra at
Fri Jan 29 06:31:24 MST 2010

On Thu, 2010-01-28 at 10:11 -0800, kiran kumar wrote:
> Hi,
> Can some one please comment on license of library ""?
> The source files this is built from, seem to be under LGPL. These
> source files are present in "nsswitch" and "lib/replace" directories.
> I wish to link this library in my program to send "NTLM
> authentication" messages to WINBINDD. I need to confirm if this is
> valid before proceeding further. BTW, I'm using samba-3.4.4

We explicitly made these files LGPL to allow inclusion of libnss in
proprietary platforms.


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

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