On Wednesday 02 April 2003 18:11, Dann Corbit wrote:
> > True.  But not linking to LGPLd libs would be a bit extreme there.

> I disagree.  Because of the language in the LGPL:
> http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.txt
> I would not use LGPL tools in any finished commercial project.  For me,
> if PostgreSQL linked against LGPL libraries, it would kill its
> usefulness for me completely.

>  "However, linking a "work that uses the Library" with the Library
> creates an executable that is a derivative of the Library (because it
> contains portions of the Library), rather than a "work that uses the
> library".  The executable is therefore covered by this License.
> Section 6 states terms for distribution of such executables."

<stifles ROTFL>

Everyone does realize that on Linux PostgreSQL binaries link against glibc, 
which is LGPL......
Lamar Owen
WGCR Internet Radio
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