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Re: [PATCH] Add support for GnuTLS

From: Andrew Dunstan <andrew(at)dunslane(dot)net>
To: Tom Lane <tgl(at)sss(dot)pgh(dot)pa(dot)us>
Cc: Bruce Momjian <pgman(at)candle(dot)pha(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: 2006-05-30 16:41:39
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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.



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