[Bug 474044] Review Request: libzdb - A small, fast, and easy to use database API

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Fri Feb 6 03:31:32 UTC 2009

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Bernard Johnson <bjohnson at symetrix.com> changed:

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--- Comment #7 from Bernard Johnson <bjohnson at symetrix.com>  2009-02-05 22:31:31 EDT ---
Spec URL: http://fedorapeople.org/~bjohnson/libzdb.spec
SRPM URL: http://fedorapeople.org/~bjohnson/libzdb-2.3-1.fc10.src.rpm

(In reply to comment #6)
> >  SONAME               libzdb.so.4
> By doing that, you've created a library that doesn't exist anywhere else.
> Anything that would be built with it, would be incompatible with the real
> libzdb as released by upstream. It's similar to packagers who invent a shared
> library name and version when converting from a static-only package.
> Upstream really ought to be involved in such a decision.

The library soname issue has been resolved.  I'm applying a temporary patch
until the next release.  See:

> > The package is licensed under GPLv3+ OR GPLv3 + exceptions.
> So far, you've included the EXCEPTIONS file in the package. That file modifies
> the licencing by extending/changing the GPLv3. If those special terms and
> conditions are met, the licencing would no longer be GPLv3.

I'll block FE-LEGAL and try to get an opinion.

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