License GPL-2 conflicts with OpenSSLException

Ryan Schmidt ryandesign at
Sat Apr 17 03:18:59 UTC 2021

On Apr 16, 2021, at 21:30, Joshua Root wrote:

>> And is this really true that a GPL-2 program like Hydrogen is not distributable if it links with a GPL-3 / LGPL-3 library like Qt5?
> Yep. That's why the FSF has always recommended licensing under version n or later of the GPL rather than just version n.
> <>

Thanks. I think Hydrogen probably is GPL-2 or later since it says that in the source code headers but its README just says GPL-2. I'm asking for clarification from upstream.

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