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On Tuesday, February 22, 2011 02:29:06 Ulrich Mueller wrote:
> >>>>> On Mon, 21 Feb 2011, Jeremy Olexa wrote:
> > The bugs are stacking up and upstream only offers a paid version of
> > pdflib-8. It is my understanding that there is no way for us to
> > package future versions and the bundled libs are vulnerable.
> > So, should it be removed? For more info, see the tracker bug for its
> > removal, there are a number of rdeps that will require fixing.
> sci-visualization/gnuplot[pdf] is currently linking against pdflib.
> I'm going to remove that dependency, because in my understanding,
> clause 2.1 of the PDFLite license does not allow such linking.
> (It allows it for programs under an OSI approved license. However, the
> gnuplot license is free, but not OSI approved.)
that might disallow it for binaries, but it doesnt disallow it from being used
in ebuilds. same situation as binary kernel drivers -- make it the end user's
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