[Stgt-devel] license problems

FUJITA Tomonori fujita.tomonori
Wed Apr 4 13:28:11 CEST 2007

From: Bastian Blank <bastian at waldi.eu.org>
Subject: [Stgt-devel] license problems
Date: Wed, 4 Apr 2007 09:37:25 +0200

> Hi folks
> The userspace scsi target code is undistributable in binary form.
> The whole sources looks like GPL, which is incompatible with the OpenSSL
> license. Two possible fixes:
> - Change the license to include an exception for this case.
> - Use libgcrypt.
> See http://www.gnome.org/~markmc/openssl-and-the-gpl.html for further
> information.

We did this before in IET. It's not so clear for me:

http://www.mail-archive.com/git at vger.kernel.org/msg00465.html

IET uses libssl too. Seems that many people distributes it in binary
form. So far, any GPL software copyright holders haven't claimed that
me infringe on their rights.

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