samba license change

Bill Nottingham notting at
Wed Oct 10 13:21:12 UTC 2007

Alexander Larsson (alexl at said: 
> > gnome-vfs2.spec has:
> > License: LGPLv2 and LGPL+ and GPL+
> > # the daemon and the library are LGPLv2
> > # the modules are LGPL+ and GPL+
> > 
> > libsmbclient is used in modules/smb-method.c, which carries a GPLv2+ notice.  
> > (Dunno if omission of GPLv2+ qualifies as a bug in gnome-vfs2's License tag.)
> Furthermore, the smb module is run in the daemon, so the license of it
> doesn't affect applications linking to gnome-vfs.

But if it's run *in the daemon*, and the daemon is LGPLv2 (only)....


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