On 7/31/12 6:38 AM, Marc Deslauriers wrote: > On Tue, 2012-07-31 at 15:25 +0200, Sebastien Bacher wrote: >> Le 31/07/2012 15:22, Marc Deslauriers a écrit : >>> without checking licensing first. >> Thanks for the reply, can you give some specifics about the changes and >> what to check? > > gnutls went from LGPL-2.1+ to LGPL-3+, so it can't be linked with stuff > that's GPL-2 only. I can't remember the list of packages, but I seem to > recall cups and gtk-vnc being part of the problematic ones. >
I like to consider myself knowledgeable about this sort of thing, and that being an incompatibility surprises me since I thought that all manner of differently-licensed software could link with LGPL libraries.
Could you point me to some sort of explanation of how this works?