[freetds] Windows authentication on Windows

Frediano Ziglio freddy77 at gmail.com
Sat Feb 6 19:44:13 EST 2010

Il giorno sab, 06/02/2010 alle 14.44 -0500, James K. Lowden ha scritto:
> James K. Lowden wrote:
> > Frediano Ziglio wrote:
> > > I noted you committed a patch for getopt support under systems
> > > which don't have getopt however getopt.c is currently under a BSD
> > > license which is not LGPL compatible leading to licenses problems (for
> > > instance tsql using such file should output some additional comments
> > > aboud BSD code). 
> > 
> > You mean this:
> > 
> >  * 2. Redistributions in binary form must reproduce the above copyright
> >  *    notice, this list of conditions and the following disclaimer in
> >  the *    documentation and/or other materials provided with the
> >  distribution.
> > 
> > I think all we need to do is add those things to the UG.  Not hard, and
> > lets us use other parts of NetBSD, too, if we want to.  
> 	* src/replacements/getopt.c: replaced getopt with LGPL version
> Could you please revert this change?  
> I guess I wasn't clear.  I prefer the NetBSD code -- it is cleaner and
> easier to read  and already compiles with VS 2005 -- and I'm willing to
> make the necessary changes to conform to the terms of the BSD license.  
> The license doesn't require any changes to our code.  The English may be a
> little confusing because it seems to say "binary form must reproduce above
> copyrights".  But what it actually says is "Redistributions in binary form
> must reproduce" A, B, and C "in the documentation".  Not e.g. on the
> screen with a -v option.  
> If you don't believe me, cf. ftp.exe from Windows.  Run strings on it and
> you'll see the Berkeley copyright.  But it's quite difficult to find any
> other mention of it mention it.  
> I'm updating the UG today and can easily add a note about the UC Berkeley
> copyright.  



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