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Re: Possible TODO item: copy to/from pipe

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>
Cc: Steve Atkins <steve(at)blighty(dot)com>, PostgreSQL-development <pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org>
Subject: Re: Possible TODO item: copy to/from pipe
Date: 2006-06-04 00:09:09
Message-ID: 200606040009.k54099A29079@candle.pha.pa.us (view raw or flat)
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Martijn van Oosterhout wrote:
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> On Wed, May 31, 2006 at 01:08:28PM -0700, Steve Atkins wrote:
> > On May 31, 2006, at 12:58 PM, Dave Page wrote:
> > >On 31/5/06 19:13, "Andreas Pflug" <pgadmin(at)pse-consulting(dot)de> wrote:
> > >
> > >>I wonder if we'd be able to ship gzip with the windows installer, to
> > >>insure proper integration.
> > >
> > >'Fraid not. It's GPL'd.
> > 
> > Well, one implementation of it is. zlib is new-bsd-ish, though, and
> > includes minigzip, which should be just fine for use in a pipe on
> > windows.
> 
> Even then it's not relevent. The Windows Installer is already GPL'd by
> the fact it includes readline. zlib is indeed straight BSD like.

I assume gzip would be binary in the installer.  Does putting a GPL
binary in the installer make the entire thing GPL?  I don't think so.

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