Third Party Patches that link to OpenSSL
mjl at luckie.org.nz
Thu Oct 16 16:10:38 PDT 2003
I've written an OpenSSL plugin for gaim that allows gaim to use the
OpenSSL libraries that come installed with FreeBSD. Gaim is a GPL
application, OpenSSL is BSD licensed, and apparently there are license
issues to deal with as a result.
They've said that unless the gaim project sanctions the use of OpenSSL
with their code, that I should not release the code. Apparently that
would require contacting all of the prior developers to get their
Is this the case, or can I safely release a third party patch that gaim
does not depend on to run or compile? The maintainer of gaim on FreeBSD
is quite keen to use the patch.
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