Subject: Re: PAM
To: None <>
From: David Laight <>
List: current-users
Date: 08/28/2002 23:30:04
> Does anyone have any idea how much of the available PAM code is BSD
> licensed versus GPL or other?
> e.g. Will it be necessary to implement the basic PAM support from
> scratch?  Will we be able to use a large percentage of PAM modules 
> in a BSD environment without worrying about the GPL?

Well if they are GPL, then they can be used as shared libraries
without 'tainting' the programs that are build with them.
However a static link enforces the GPL on the entire binary.


David Laight: