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Re: Distributed Cygwin DLL's (fwd)
- From: Elfyn McBratney <elfyn at is dot ubertales dot co dot uk>
- To: cygwin at cygwin dot com
- Date: Tue, 10 Jun 2003 21:52:25 +0100
- Subject: Re: Distributed Cygwin DLL's (fwd)
Before I reply (privately) the bellow is not sufficient, is it?
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On Tue, Jun 10 2003, at 05:14:57 +0100, Elfyn McBratney wrote:
> I saw your project mentioned on one of the Savannah mailing lists. I noticed
> that on this page (<http://www.cs.hut.fi/Research/Dynamics/software.html>) you
> have a link where a user can download a zip file named 'cygwin-dll.zip', which
> contains, among other files, the Cygwin library (cygwin1.dll). You are also
> distributing Cygwin shared libraries for Ncurses and GNU Readline, and as far as
> I could tell, no sources to accompany those binaries.
> Are you aware that the GPL requires that you make such sources available?
Yes. The source code is publicly available on a number sites. The
binaries are built using unmodified versions of the source code
provided by the copyright holder(s). AFAIK the GPL requires that
you make the source available upon request. If someone requests the
source code I will be happy to give a pointer to the source code on
another site, place it on a server on my own for downloading, send
it by email or burn it on a CD and snailmail the CD.
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