Erast Benson wrote:
in short, the answer on your "legality" question is in GPL itself. Look for "executable runtime" explanations. This is the reason for Cygwin, www.blastwave.org and others to exists.
Or rather, in cases where code is linked with glibc, the LGPL. See "a work that uses the library".
b.g. -- Bill Gatliff email@example.com