[Pkg-samba-maint] Bug#547280: Bug #547280: heimdal, rfc 3454, rfc 3492

Jelmer Vernooij jelmer at debian.org
Fri Jan 1 17:27:54 UTC 2010

Hi Willi,

On Fri, 2010-01-01 at 18:05 +0100, Willi Mann wrote:
> > On Mon, 2009-12-28 at 15:09 +0100, Willi Mann wrote:
> >> Samba 4 currently contains the full rfc3454.txt, while the debian
> >> heimdal package only contains the tables. Could samba upstream also
> >> switch to the tables only rfc3454.txt, in order to resolve this RC bug?
> > Can you explain why just including the tables is a valid workaround? As
> > far as I can tell from the copyright notice in the RFC, derivative works
> > still need to keep the license and include the copyright notice.
> I'm not a lawyer, I only read that in the bug report. I've just googled
> for some relevant mails and found
> http://lists.debian.org/debian-devel/2008/06/msg00233.html
> The follow-up by Simon Josefsson is also interesting.
I'll have a look at depending on the system heimdal and simply stripping
all of the heimdal sources from the samba4 source tarball. We were going
to do that anyway at some point. That way, we should be able to avoid
worrying about the RFC's altogether.



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