opencdk under LGPL

Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos nmav at
Tue Jan 8 20:22:44 CET 2008

On Friday 21 December 2007, Simon Josefsson wrote:
> Nikos Mavrogiannopoulos <nmav at> writes:
> > Thanks to Timo Schulz and Free Software Foundation some parts of the
> > opencdk library are now available under LGPL. I used those parts to
> > create a gnutls library with openpgp support (in the main LGPL library).
> > You can check the gnutls_2_2_x_with_opencdk branch if you want to test
> > it.
> >
> > In this version only the included LGPL opencdk library is used.
> Interesting!  How will this interact with upstream opencdk releases?
> Will upstream opencdk be re-licensed to LGPL?

I have splitted the files in the opencdk distribution in a way that we can 
copy directly the LGPL ones only. This is what I've done in the lgpl branch.
I don't know how good idea would be to drop the dependency on opencdk 
completely and use the included LGPL files only. 


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