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Re: libedit memory stomp is apparently fixed in OS X Lion

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Dave Page <dpage(at)pgadmin(dot)org>
Cc: David Fetter <david(at)fetter(dot)org>, Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Peter Geoghegan <peter(at)2ndquadrant(dot)com>, pgsql-hackers(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: libedit memory stomp is apparently fixed in OS X Lion
Date: 2011-08-01 18:24:58
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On 08/01/2011 02:17 PM, Dave Page wrote:
> On Mon, Aug 1, 2011 at 6:46 PM, David Fetter<david(at)fetter(dot)org>  wrote:
>> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 08:32:03PM +0100, Dave Page wrote:
>>> On Sat, Jul 30, 2011 at 8:25 PM, Tom Lane<tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>  wrote:
>>>> I think you had better plan on incorporating GNU readline into
>>>> installer builds for Lion.
>>> Unfortunately the licence makes that a non-starter.
>> What is it about a GPLed psql client that is a non-starter for the
>> installer?  I'm not a fan of the GPL, but in this case, the effects of
>> linking it in are quite limited in scope, i.e. they pertain to exactly
>> one binary.
> The scope or number of files is irrelevant. Having just a single GPL'd
> file in those installers makes it impossible for ISVs to bundle them
> with their products, unless they open source them under a GPL
> compatible licence.

IIRC, there is also a question of whether it is legal at all to 
distribute a binary linked with both libreadline and openssl.

cheers

andrew

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