dinput.h and ddraw.h from Wine with trivial modifications (fwd)

Corinna Vinschen vinschen@redhat.com
Thu Sep 23 10:47:00 GMT 2004

On Sep 22 15:58, Peter Ekberg wrote:
> Corinna wrote:
> > On Sep 17 13:39, Peter Ekberg wrote:
> >> Hello!
> >> 
> >> This is the ddraw.h and dinput.h files from Wine, with some trivial
> >> modification by me to make them work in the cygwin environment.
> >> 
> >> They are "Copyright (C) the Wine project" according to their headers
> >> and under the LGPL. I think it is polite to keep them under LGPL
> >> rather than converting to the GPL so that changes can flow freely
> >> between the two projects. [...]
> > 
> > Doesn't this collide with the public domain-ness of w32api?
> Well, winsock.h, winsock2.h, ws2tcpip.h, gl.h, glext.h and glu.h
> are not public domain (according to README.w32api), so I figured
> that two more files was not a major collision. Not my decision
> though...

Probably Cygwin has no problems as long as these header files are never
included in Cygwin code itself.

Let's ask the MingW folks.  Danny, Earnie, any problem with a header
file being LGPL'ed?


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