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From Chuck Murcko <>
Subject Re: LGPL code in Apache?
Date Mon, 04 May 1998 11:49:32 GMT
I checked the first copy of xinetd that I started working on, and cvt() was
already there. I'm assuming it got added between Panos' last touch of the code
and my first. It looks like I'll also have to write a replacement, then.

Brian Behlendorf wrote:

> 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
> >> 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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