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Re: cygwin.dll license (was Re: FreeQt ?)



jgg@gpu.srv.ualberta.ca (Jason Gunthorpe)  wrote on 01.06.97 in <Pine.LNX.3.96.970601141605.630C-100000@Wakko.ualberta.ca>:

> On 1 Jun 1997, Mark Eichin wrote:
>
> > > I believe libc5.so is LGPL...
> >
> > I don't.  /usr/doc/libc5//copyright doesn't *mention* the LGPL *at
> > all*, though the libc6 one mentions both.
>
> Yep, the copyright file does not mention the LGPL at all. This seems to me
> to be very limiting of commercial software running on linux.

Yes, very limiting. The code actually cannot be linked statically! What a  
tragedy ... NOT.


MfG Kai


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