Subject: Re: PAM
To: None <email@example.com>
From: David Laight <firstname.lastname@example.org>
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: email@example.com