On 7/21/16 12:19 PM, Robert Haas wrote: > On Wed, Jul 20, 2016 at 7:42 PM, Michael Paquier > <michael.paqu...@gmail.com> wrote: >>> People have, in the past, expressed concerns about linking in >>> pgcrypto. Apparently, in some countries, it's a legal problem. >> >> Do you have any references? I don't see that as a problem. > > I don't have a link to previous discussion handy, but I definitely > recall that it's been discussed. I don't think that would mean that > libpgcrypto couldn't depend on libpgcommon, but the reverse direction > would make libpgcrypto essentially mandatory which I don't think is a > direction we want to go for both technical and legal reasons.
I searched a few different ways and finally came up with this post from Tom: https://www.postgresql.org/message-id/11392.1389991...@sss.pgh.pa.us It's the only thing I could find, but thought it might jog something loose for somebody else. I know that export controls have been an issue for crypto in the past but have no idea what the current state of that is. -- -David da...@pgmasters.net -- Sent via pgsql-hackers mailing list (email@example.com) To make changes to your subscription: http://www.postgresql.org/mailpref/pgsql-hackers