F21 System Wide Change: BerkeleyDB 6

Jerry James loganjerry at gmail.com
Fri Apr 25 15:12:51 UTC 2014

On Fri, Apr 25, 2014 at 6:24 AM, Jan Staněk <jstanek at redhat.com> wrote:
> Well, both GPLv3+ and AGPLv3+ have clause ([1], [2]) that allow code
> licensed under one of them link with code under the other one legally -
> only if you run the full product on a server and it interact with users
> trough network, you have to provide the source code.
> So AFAIK in your case you can use even the v6 libdb without license change.
> [1] http://www.gnu.org/licenses/gpl-3.0.html#section13
> [2] http://www.gnu.org/licenses/agpl-3.0.html#section13

Ah, excellent.  That is the best possible answer.  Thanks a lot, Jan!
Jerry James

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