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From Brian Behlendorf <br...@hyperreal.org>
Subject Re: LGPL code in Apache?
Date Mon, 04 May 1998 08:17:31 GMT
At 05:42 AM 4/21/98 -0400, Jim Jagielski wrote:
>Chuck Murcko wrote:
>> 
>> Panos had gotten permissions for all the stuff that was in xinetd before I
>> started the other ports (FreeBSD, Linux, Solaris [by Jan Wedekind],and
IRIX. I
>> and later Jan are both working under the structure of the copyright that
Panos
>> originally used. Snprintf() and cvt() were there already when I started
hacking
>> the first BSD port. Nothing's been added from GNU since then by Jan or I.
>
>The snprintf() stuff (actually the strx/Sio stuff) is safe to use...
>the *cvt() stuff is unknown, at least to me

Okay, Panos wrote me back saying:

>The comment that you are referring to is *NOT* part of the source of
>the SIO library, because the associated code is *NOT* in the SIO
>library and never was. Specifically, the SIO code needs the routines
>ecvt(), fcvt(), and gcvt(), which it presumes are in the system's C
>library.

So it's not part of SIO.  Chuck, Jim, who would have been the one to
integrate it into xinetd?  Looks like the lineage is now glibc -> xinetd ->
apache rather than glibc -> SIO -> xinetd -> apache.

	Brian


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