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From Jim Winstead <j...@apache.org>
Subject Re: mod_authn_mysql
Date Thu, 13 Feb 2003 17:14:30 GMT
On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 10:23:48PM -0800, Paul Querna wrote:
> > 4. I'm unsure about what the consequences of including a GPL header is.
> >     you pointed out in IRC that there is a Public domain version of
> > libmysql available (which is what PHP includes) does your module work
> > with that?
> 
> to clarify libmysqclient is LGPL, not GPL.

in 4.0, the client code is also gpl.

> This page explains what is required of programs using LGPL code:
> http://www.cs.utah.edu/~gk/teem/lgpl.html  (replace "teem" with "libmysqlclient")
> 
> My understanding is that dynamicaly linking is not a very big deal.
> 
> If linking to LGPL code is too much, I will investigate the public domain PHP
> library further, but at this time I have not tested it.

just drop a note to davida@mysql.com, and he will sort things out for
you, just as they've been sorted out for the php project.

jim (wearing my apache.org hat, but a mysql employee)

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