Stephen Gran schrieb:
> On Mon, Jan 26, 2009 at 09:15:14PM +0100, Tomasz Kojm said:
>> On Mon, 26 Jan 2009 20:47:48 +0100
>> Reini Urban <> wrote:
>>> Stephen Gran schrieb:
>>>> If you guys don't have the copyright, or can't grant the excemption for
>>>> other reasons, distributors like myself will most likely have to build
>>>> without gmp going forward, which seem unfortunate.
>>> Well, we could link against gmp-4.2.1 which has still the old license.
>>> For cygwin we would have to create a gmp-compat package based on gmp-4.2.1
> Distributors like Debian and Redhat generally don't keep old versions of
> libraries laying around, so it's not all that great a solution.

Cygwin neither. So I'm happy with LibTomMath.

I wonder if you can hold against the GPL3 any longer :)

>> The problem has been fixed in SVN - we're now using LibTomMath (bundled with
>> ClamAV) instead of libgmp.
> Can we make it a configure option to use the system version of the
> library instead? (Debian currently ships 0.39, which appears to have been
> around a while and should be reasonably close to whatever version you're
> going to pick)  I vastly prefer that in the general case; all the usual
> arguments about security support and memory footprint and etc.  apply -
> I'll take it as read that we all know them :)
> If you're not interested in that work, or it seems difficult and you
> have better things to do, let me know and I'll have a look.
Reini Urban
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