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Re: Unclear license information regarding copyleft


Am 15.05.2018 um 20:04 schrieb Walter Landry:
> Sven Bartscher <sven.bartscher@weltraumschlangen.de> writes:
>> The package also contains a shared library called libgraphics.so and the
>> corresponding source code. The library links to (among others) SDL and
>> GTK which are licensed under the LGPL-2.1, AIUI this means that
>> libgraphics.so and its source code have to licensed under the LGPL. (due
>> to condition 2, correct?)
> As I understand it, libgraphics.so is not modifying SDL.  In general,
> the LGPL only requires that you not get rid of the ability to
> dynamically link in a new version of SDL.  So this is probably OK.

Ah, yes I was probably reading that wrong. Sections 5 and 6 seem to be
more relevant in this case. Thank you for pointing this out!


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