[Olsr-dev] quagga plugin is broken using the latest stable quagga 0.99.21

Henning Rogge (spam-protected)
Tue Jun 19 15:12:16 CEST 2012

On 06/19/2012 02:51 PM, David Lamparter wrote:
>> Whats about the licence? If I read the code correctly, part of this
>> plugin is GPLv2, which we cannot link against OLSRd in our repository.
> Since the plugin is very much an optional component and olsrd works well
> without it, it clearly is a module of its own and can exist as a GPL
> entity in its own corner.

Not completely sure about this, as long as the plugin is in the same 
repository. It could work...

> Obviously when you run olsrd with the plugin enabled, it'll
> "GPL-inherit", but that shouldn't be a problem.
> [Unrelatedly, there are discussions about getting libzebra LGPL; we just
> had the same discussion with babeld albeit with a different situation.
> Also, we have some lawyers working on this so I might actually be able
> to give you a fully-legally-ACKed statement.  No promises though.]

That would be a great solution! Looking forward to more feedback about this.

Henning Rogge

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