Does GPL apply without Cygwin stub? [long and off-topic] (was Re: [ANN] Cygwin DEV survey)

Suhaib M. Siddiqi Ssiddiqi@InspirePharm.Com
Sun Mar 7 18:18:00 GMT 1999

By the way, you typed I hit the reply button and it
bounces :-)

>>If the program is not built using the cygwin stub, but /does/ link to the
>>DLL using the OS' dynamic linking facility, does it still have to be
>>distributed under the GPL?
>I am not an expert but I believe that if you avoid using libcygwin.a and
>(more importantly) crt0.o then you'd probably be safe.

The crt0.o and cygwin1.dll comes with another commercial compiler too.
I do not think the GPL is valid there, to get that you need to pay first???


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