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Re: About Cygwin license
On Dec 11 09:59, Larry Hall wrote:
> Also, as <http://cygwin.com/licensing.html>
> points out, it doesn't matter what license the software distributed with
> Cygwin is. If it uses cygwin1.dll, which *is* GPL'd, it's GPL'd.
*Sic*, no. Read again under *** Note ***.
Basically, if the application is open source, it keeps it's licensing.
This is important since, for instance, the OpenSSH team wouldn't want
OpenSSH being under GPL license and would therefore vehemently (and
rightfully) protest against any linking with libcygwin.a.
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