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RE: licensing NOT clear for me

I am asking the exact same thing for an application that I ported from
unix. Free, sources available and everything included, of cource, and I
just want to pass along cygwin1.dll and sh.exe. What need I do to make
that legal?


> -----Original Message-----
> From: creative1 []
> Sent: den 18 mars 1999 16:53
> To:
> Subject: licensing NOT clear for me
> Hi there!
> I am reading all these posts about the license on cygnus, well
> several weeks ago I asked something that NOBODY
> answered clearly.
> It was this simple:
> I have a program under unix, under GPL license, etc...
> No problem there.
> Then I decided to make some changes so it compiles
> under cygwin and here is the problem...
> I make my binaries available to the public but:
> Can I include the cygwin1.dll on the .zip file???
> It seems i have to include the source code of the
> library, but that would make a 20 megas cygwin
> source (more than 20 times the actual program).
> Can someone help?
> I consider stupid to include 20 megas for a simple
> program. Maybe I am wrong, but that is why
> I asked and nobody seems to know the answer.
> I feel like breaking the law and give the phreaking
> .dll to everyone! I know, but you know how
> it feels to ask this question 5 times and do NOT
> receive an answer? and sorry but the .txt doesn't
> help much with my english.
> help would be really appreciated.
> Joaquin Grech
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