glib dependency for the X Server

Erwin Rol mailinglists at
Mon Apr 3 04:34:06 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 13:22 +0200, Matthieu Herrb wrote:
> Erwin Rol wrote:
> > 
> > Exactly, so just use glib, and let the people that really want a closed
> > source Xorg setup rewrite glib with a different license. That way the
> > Xorg developers can now focus on Xorg, since glib is here now. And AFAIK
> > the LGPL does not cause any licensing problems in combination with
> > X/MIT. 
> It does not cause any direct conflict, but it causes packaging problems, 
>   as noticed in:
> <>
> If this is no longer the official position of X.Org wrt licensing, 
> please tell us.

So in the end politics will force engineers to reinvent the wheel
again :-/ 

- Erwin

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