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Re: Cygwin license
> I am legally bound to allow others also to download my modified
> source so that they can modify it as well.
The GPL doesn't require this. It only requires that *if* you
distribute a binary, *then* you must distribute the source for that
binary. You could take a copy of cygwin (which is GPL), edit it to
your heart's content, and never let anyone ever have a copy of your
If you gave someone one of those modified dlls, it's a different story.
The GPL doesn't make you give out sources, it just stops you from
giving out binaries without sources.
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