samba shared client lib needs LGPL
william at hae.com
Tue Oct 19 22:45:46 GMT 1999
I don't understand...
I know SAMBA or any derived work can not be released under LGPL. I seem
to recall a thread a few months ago where this was discussed and none of
the library routines would be released under LGPL.
And I downloaded your package and read the COPYING and that is the GPL.
So what is this all about?
wayne roberts wrote:
> I have repackaged the client support functionality in samba to support
> applications requiring access to smb servers. It is a shared library
> built using automake & libtool. It builds samba's smbclient utility
> linked against the shared library for test.
> The perpose is to use in gnome virtual filesystem. It is currently used
> statically linked into midnight commander when configure'd --with-samba.
> The code is unmodified, only repackaged. This message is posted because
> it needs LGPL to legally use it. location:
> wget http://members.home.com/wroberts1/libsamba.tgz
> There is outated smblib, but my package uses 2.0.5a code, and automake
> and libtool for portable library building.
William Stuart (william at hae.com)
"Don't rush me sonny, you rush a Miracle Man you get rotten miracles"
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