[Xcb] src/xcb_des.c

Jim Gettys jg at freedesktop.org
Fri Sep 16 08:35:43 PDT 2005


I registered freedesktop.org with the export folks.

There is/was a wiki page about this.

			- Jim

On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 08:27 -0700, Jamey Sharp wrote:
> On Fri, 2005-09-16 at 07:54 -0400, Trevor Woerner wrote:
> > xcb_des.c:
> > 	touch xcb_des.c
> > 
> > (which could be made easier this way:
> > xcb_des.c:
> > 	touch $@
> > )
> Only on GNU Make, if I'm not mistaken. :-)
> > If nothing else perhaps we could .cvsignore it, but otherwise my only 
> > guess is that it was put there to influence the build process itself. 
> > (??)
> I was just talking with Bart about that file yesterday.
> See, we want a DES implementation in XCB, and we had one in CVS briefly.
> The problem is that many of us live in the US, and freedesktop.org is
> hosted here, and we've been confused for a long time about how to deal
> with US crypto export regulations. Different people have told me
> different things, from "Just put it up: fd.o has permission to export
> anything" to "Send e-mail to the State Department every time someone
> downloads that file, like Debian does." Bart is somewhere in
> between. :-)
> I'd probably be happier if we had advice from a lawyer; but in the
> absence of that, digging out whatever instructions Bart had found and
> trying to follow them will probably tell us whether they're correct.
> Meanwhile, I never added the file to .cvsignore because whenever we put
> the code back in I really don't want to accidentally not commit it or
> something.
> By the way, I still have the xcb_des.c,v file that was briefly in the
> repository. If we get the legal stuff straightened out, putting the code
> back should be straight-forward, and then XCB will once again have
> support for XDM-AUTH-1.
> --Jamey
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