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Re: [Xen-devel] [PATCH] blktap - Don't link against libcrypto

On Sat, Jun 28, 2008 at 12:12:26PM +0200, Bastian Blank wrote:
> Hi folks
> tapdisk, part of blktap, links against libcrypto. tapdisk includes GPLv2
> (tapaio.c) and other licensed code (block-qcow.c). The license of
> OpenSSL is considered incompatible with the GPL by many people. This
> patch changes them to link against libgcrypt, which is LGPL.

This is good - we already link against  gcrypt / gnutls for the QEMU ioemu
code, so its also good to standardize on these libraries, rather than linking
to two different libs for the same class of crypto functions.

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