CUPS is now linked against OpenSSL (and will stay GPLv2-only)
Daniel Kahn Gillmor
dkg at debian.org
Tue Jan 28 21:07:34 UTC 2014
On Sun 2013-12-22 14:12:40 -0500, Andreas Metzler wrote:
> #3 Hope that GMP is relicensed to GPL2+/LGPLv3+
On Tue 2014-01-14 04:53:51 -0500, Didier 'OdyX' Raboud wrote:
> 2) GnuTLS
> 2.x is useable but deprecated, 3.x is GPLv3+ through GMP. We're back
> to "talk to the FSF to license GMP back to LGPLv2+"
I think OdyX is asking for more from GMP than is necessary; note that
Andreas earlier pointed out that GMP just needs to be GPL2+/LGPLv3+.
This is exactly what libgmp (in particular, Torbjorn Granlund
<tege at gmplib.org>) appears to have decided to do as of yesterday:
Huge diff with licensing changes:
So i believe this makes the GPLv2-only CUPS re-distributable again when
linked to modern versions of GnuTLS.
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