Debian Bug report logs - #665282
RFP: lltd-responder -- LLTD is used in newer Windows clients to discover the map of a local network. This daemon responds to map requests.

Package: wnpp; Maintainer for wnpp is wnpp@debian.org;

Reported by: Wicklow Joco <fejes@joco.name>

Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:54:01 UTC

Severity: wishlist

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Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, wnpp@debian.org:
Bug#665282; Package wnpp. (Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to Wicklow Joco <fejes@joco.name>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to wnpp@debian.org. (Thu, 22 Mar 2012 19:54:04 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

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From: Wicklow Joco <fejes@joco.name>
To: Debian Bug Tracking System <submit@bugs.debian.org>
Subject: RFP: lltd-responder -- LLTD is used in newer Windows clients to discover the map of a local network. This daemon responds to map requests.
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2012 20:43:53 +0100
Package: wnpp
Severity: wishlist

* Package name    : lltd-responder
  Version         : ???
  Upstream Author : Microsoft
* URL             : http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463061
* License         : Some kind of royalty free MS license
  Programming Lang: C, I guess
  Description     : LLTD is used in newer Windows clients to discover the map of a local network. This daemon responds to map requests.

It would be awesome to see a penguin or a debian logo in the network map in Windows 7, and it seems that a readily
available source code can be packaged to achieve that.

A short introduction: http://www.veerkade.com/lld2d/
Official docs: http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463061
(This link also includes a source code which can be compiled on Linux)
Wikipedia: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Link_Layer_Topology_Discovery
Someone packaged it for some other OS: http://www.mbse.eu/linux/homeserver/extra/lld2d/




Information forwarded to debian-bugs-dist@lists.debian.org, wnpp@debian.org:
Bug#665282; Package wnpp. (Sat, 16 Jun 2012 08:33:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Acknowledgement sent to shawn <shawnlandden@gmail.com>:
Extra info received and forwarded to list. Copy sent to wnpp@debian.org. (Sat, 16 Jun 2012 08:33:03 GMT) Full text and rfc822 format available.

Message #10 received at 665282@bugs.debian.org (full text, mbox):

From: shawn <shawnlandden@gmail.com>
To: 665282@bugs.debian.org
Subject: DFSG non-free
Date: Sat, 16 Jun 2012 01:29:37 -0700
tag 665282 wontfix

from http://msdn.microsoft.com/en-us/windows/hardware/gg463031 :

====
Distribution Restrictions. You may not ...
include Distributable Code in malicious, deceptive or unlawful products;
or
modify the source code of the Sample Code or modify or distribute the
source code of any Distributable Code so that any part of it becomes
subject to an Excluded License. An Excluded License is one that
requires, as a condition of use, modification or distribution, that
the code be disclosed or distributed in source code form;
that others have the right to modify it; or
=====


clearly DFSG non-free, and therefore will cannot be part of Debian under
it's current license (which only Microsoft can change)

-- 
-Shawn Landden





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