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Re: Using LGPL libraries

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Stefan Hornburg
July 24, 2000 13:42
Re: Using LGPL libraries
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Tim Bunce <> writes:

> On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 02:12:58PM -0400, abigail wrote:
> > On Mon, Jul 24, 2000 at 06:47:10PM +0200, Paolo Molaro wrote:
> > > 
> > > I think Simon talked about *linking* with glib. That should be fine with
> > > perl since it already links to another LGPL lib (libc).
> > 
> > Does glib run on all platforms perl runs on? If not, it has to be ported
> > and distributed with perl, and we're back to the GPL problem again.
> Why?
> I'm not well versed in licencing issues and I'd appreciate a clear
> summary of the issues with using and possibly porting a LGPL library.

If you get the ported code into the lib, there should be no problem.
So the glib maintainers should contacted first.


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