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authorChristian Grothoff <>2018-06-06 00:32:36 +0200
committerChristian Grothoff <>2018-06-06 00:32:36 +0200
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changes for AGPL handling
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@@ -15,8 +15,11 @@ GNU package (
This is an ALPHA release. There are known and significant bugs as
well as many missing features in this release.
-GNUnet is free software released under the GNU General Public License
-(v3 or later). For details see the COPYING file in this directory.
+GNUnet is free software released under the GNU Affero General Public
+License (v3 or later). For details see the COPYING file in this
+directory. If you fork this software, you MUST adjust GNUNET_AGPL_URL
+in src/include/gnunet_util_lib.h to point to the source code of your
Additional documentation about GNUnet can be found at and in the doc/ folder.
@@ -25,16 +28,9 @@ and in the doc/ folder.
-Please note that for many of its dependencies GNUnet requires very
-recent versions of the libraries which are often NOT to be found in
-stable distributions in 2014. While using older packages may in some
-cases on some operating systems may seem to work in some limited
-fashion, we are in many cases aware of serious problems with older
-packages. Hence please make sure to use the versions listed below.
These are the direct dependencies for running GNUnet:
-- libmicrohttpd >= 0.9.42
+- libmicrohttpd >= 0.9.52
- libgcrypt >= 1.6
- libgnurl >= 7.35.0 (available from
- libunistring >= 0.9.2