Tom Lane wrote:
> Dave Page <dpage(at)postgresql(dot)org> writes:
>> I don't know about the RPM packaging rules, but you can build from
>> source just fine as long as you don't try to regenerate any of the
>> autoconf/automake stuff.
> Not really an option for me, since I need to insert the same libtool
> version that is used on whichever Red Hat distribution I'm building for.
> In any case, the other point is that you're failing to distribute the
> complete source code as defined by the LGPL license you're using
> (ie, the "preferred form of the work for making modifications" ---
> derived files ain't it).
> Being the authors, you can of course do whatever you want, but it's
> arguably illegal for Red Hat or other packagers to redistribute this
> package, since we are likewise failing to provide the complete source
That's only an issue if we (as copyright holders) should take action of
course - which would be a pretty stupid thing to do - but I see your
point, and can imagine the nervous ticks your lawyers would probably
Regards, Dav e.
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