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Re: cygwin license with windows apps?
Cary Lewis wrote:
> Why is it that linking to the cygwin.dll makes a program covered by GPL?
> On Linux systems, does linking to the open source 'C' libraries, etc. cause
> a program to be covered by the GPL?
> If that were true, then wouldn't every program be GPL? Then you couldn't
> have any Programs that didn't require publishing of source code? But there
> are many, many commercial programs for Linux that don't publish their code.
I think that's why many libraries are licensed under the LGPL, which
drops the requriement that code linked against the library becomes
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