Probable libesd license violation


we have found by luck that the Flash player for GNU/Linux from
Macromedia Software probably violates the libesd license (LGPL), being
statically linked to it.
If you play with readelf -s on the provided to see
what symbols there are inside, you will find 48 symbols coming from
libesd. This clearly shows that this file is statically linked with
libesd - unless they have their own implementation of these 48
functions... ;)

If I have well read the LGPL, statically link with libesd requires to
provide the libesd source code, and an object file which can be used to
rebuild the software against a newer version of the library. I can't see
these two things in the binary tarball, and neither on the Macromedia

 .''`.           Josselin Mouette        /\./\
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