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Re: [PATCH] Add support for GnuTLS

From: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(dot)pa(dot)us>
To: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
Cc: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>, Martijn van Oosterhout <kleptog(at)svana(dot)org>, pgsql-patches(at)postgresql(dot)org
Subject: Re: [PATCH] Add support for GnuTLS
Date: 2006-05-31 09:33:59
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Andrew Dunstan wrote:
> Tom Lane wrote:
> > FWIW, Red Hat's legal department thinks that the FSF has "overreached"
> > in claiming that the GPL is incompatible with OpenSSL's license.  Which
> > is why Red Hat isn't worrying about GPL apps that use OpenSSL, of which
> > there are quite a few ...
> >
> >   
> I'm quite happy if we hang onto Red Hat's coat tails on this one.
> Do we use any GPL libraries other than libreadline? It would be nice to 
> be able to get out of this game altogether - getting libedit up to 
> scratch and portable would be very nice, and I know for a fact that 
> commercial postgres vendors would welcome such a development.

Agreed, but FYI GnuTLS is LGPL, not GPL.

  Bruce Momjian

  + If your life is a hard drive, Christ can be your backup. +

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