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[bug-inetutils] Re: route

From: Alfred M. Szmidt
Subject: [bug-inetutils] Re: route
Date: Fri, 26 Sep 2008 17:05:17 -0400

   > And we cannot use libnl, it is licensed under the LGPL version
   > 2.1 only, we use GPL version 3 or later in inetutils.

   We can if we use LGPLv3+ for libroute.

That is not something I can decide, it is up to the FSF.  But my quick
reading is that LGPLv2-static-library + LGPLv3+-static-library +
GPLv3+-program is a no go (the whole program must be licensed under
the terms of the GPL, and one cannot relicense the LGPLv2 part under
terms compatible with GPLv3+), and seeing that we might add cool
features, it would be a bad idea to allow software hoarders to use the

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