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

DJ Delorie
Mon Mar 8 14:47:00 GMT 1999

> Yes, I am referring to a commercial customer (PGI) who officially
> distribute it as a bundled product:

If a customer buys a commercial redistribution cygwin license from us,
and uses cygwin1.dll in their application, they may distribute
cygwin1.dll with their application since their app requires
cygwin1.dll to function.

However, this does NOT mean that the cygwin1.dll they include is a
GPL'd product - you must treat it like any other proprietary software,
and neither copy nor redistribute it, nor use it for anything other
than running their applictions.

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