Is anyone monitoring Transgaming's changes to the LGPL files?

Scott Ritchie scott at
Thu Jan 25 23:30:20 CST 2007

On Thu, 2007-01-25 at 19:38 -0500, Gavriel State wrote: 
> Hi Scott,
> We mostly haven't made many significant changes to the LGPL DLLs that 
> we've been picking up, other than modifications to allow them to build 
> within our somewhat different build environment.
> One place where we have made changes recently was to the iphlpapi DLL, 
> and we recently submitted a patch for that.  There have also been a 
> couple of places in some of the crypto code when we've come across a 
> bug, worked through it, and made a fix.  But at least twice, a patch has 
> been checked into WineHQ CVS just before we posted our fix.
> We'll certainly be trying to submit patches to LGPLed DLLs that we make 
> changes to where we can, but if anyone is interested in helping, we're 
> happy to work with them too.
> Take care,
>  -Gav

Thank you Gav, that was quite helpful.  I guess we are in this together after all.

On Fri, 2007-01-26 at 10:37 +0900, Mike McCormack wrote:
> Scott Ritchie wrote:
> > The simplest thing to do is for someone to just track the code they
> > release and diff it against our own stuff, and note if anything new and
> > interesting (eg an implementation of a function) comes up.  Then send in
> > a patch if it seems like it could help us too.  But, is anyone doing
> > this?
> It's really in their best interest to keep current with Wine.
> Continually resolving conflicts and fixing the same bugs we've fixed is 
> a waste of their time, and monitoring their patches is a waste of our time.

That makes a lot of sense.

Scott Ritchie

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