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From Dmitriy Pavlov <dpavlov....@gmail.com>
Subject Re: Legal advise on including Visual C++ Redistributable package into ODBC installer
Date Tue, 30 Oct 2018 11:45:37 GMT
Hi Igor, Denis,

Feel free to CC me in every request to a mailing list(s) or mention LEGAL
ticket you'll create..

I would be happy to help, but it is not likely I would have spare cycles to
drive this topic.

Sincerely,
Dmitriy Pavlov

чт, 25 окт. 2018 г. в 22:15, Denis Magda <dmagda@apache.org>:

> 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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