[tcpdump-workers] [libpcap] Remove BlueZ dependence (#417)

Michal Labedzki michal.labedzki at tieto.com
Mon Feb 16 06:43:10 EST 2015


Those headers are in BlueZ 4 (or 5) and Linux (source:
include/net/bluetooth/; not exported to userland)
"own copy" --> own version of "unofficial" Linux API for Bluetooth.
Feel free to rewrite that "code" to satisfy BSDvsGPLv2. As I remember
there is no plan to publish API by Bluetooth Linux group in near
future. what can solve that.

On 15 February 2015 at 20:23, Michael Richardson <mcr at sandelman.ca> wrote:
>
> Guy Harris <notifications at github.com> wrote:
>     > I guess my concern is whether the "our own copy" could get people
>     > complaining that we just took GPLed code from Linux or not; if it was a
>     > reimplementation from scratch (I don't think "clean room" is
>     > necessary), that should suffice.
>
> I am not disputing this; I just failed to figure out where the headers were
> that were of concern.  Maybe I just missed them.
>
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