mingw path/mount handling code (Was: Re: Practical method for automatic Cygwin install?)

Corinna Vinschen corinna-cygwin@cygwin.com
Mon Dec 12 09:36:00 GMT 2005


On Dec  9 07:48, Brian Dessent wrote:
> The way I see it, in a perfect world, this library would be BSD/MIT
> licensed, or at the very least LGPL, so that "foreign" programs by 3PPs
> could use it unencumbered, so that they can function better with Cygwin.
> 
> However, winsup/utils/path.cc is under the Cygwin license.  I don't
> suppose there is any chance of getting Redhet to relicense parts of the
> utils directory?

It's in the loop, sort of.  I'm working on getting the utils directory
relicensed for about 18 months now.  Progress is somewhat slow, though...


Corinna

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