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From Denis Magda <dma...@apache.org>
Subject Re: Legal advise on including Visual C++ Redistributable package into ODBC installer
Date Thu, 25 Oct 2018 19:14:32 GMT
Dmitry,

Thanks for the pointers!

Would you be interested in sorting this out for the community by talking to
our ASF-mates who should know?

--
Denis

On Thu, Oct 25, 2018 at 3:21 AM Dmitriy Pavlov <dpavlov.spb@gmail.com>
wrote:

> Hi Igor,
>
> I'm not sure if someone in the community can know an answer to this
> question.
>
> I can share a page with resolved legal questions here:
> https://www.apache.org/legal/resolved.html#category-b
>
> But I think it may require confirmation from Apache Legal
> http://www.apache.org/legal/
> https://issues.apache.org/jira/projects/LEGAL/summary
> http://www.apache.org/foundation/mailinglists.html#foundation-legal
>
> Sincerely,
> Dmitriy Pavlov
>
> ср, 24 окт. 2018 г. в 18:40, Igor Sapego <isapego@apache.org>:
>
> > Hi guys,
> >
> > I need your advice here. As some of you probably know we have
> > Windows installers for ODBC in our binary releases, so users won't need
> > to build Ignite C++ if all they want is to install and use our ODBC
> driver.
> > However, as we build driver with MSVC 10 when we are preparing our
> > binary release, user should have Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable package
> > for it to work properly. If they do not, it just do not work, not giving
> > any
> > human-readable errors, which is very confusing to a user.
> >
> > So my idea was to check for required package during installation and
> > give user a download link to a proper package. However, on the WiX
> > website there are articles on how to include the package into installer
> > [1].
> > So I've thought that maybe this is even the better way to solve a
> problem.
> >
> > So thus is my question, is it OK from the legal standpoint, if we will
> > distribute
> > installer, that includes Visual C++ 2010 Redistributable package? We are
> > not
> > going to put any binaries under the source control, of course.
> >
> > Can anyone help?
> >
> > [1] -
> >
> >
> http://wixtoolset.org/documentation/manual/v3/howtos/redistributables_and_install_checks/install_vcredist.html
> >
> > Best Regards,
> > Igor
> >
>

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