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Bug: 383

Make sure we're building license safe with cygwin

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Make sure we're building license safe with cygwin

Bug details for active bug #383

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> The Cygwin runtime library is licenced under the GPL, not LGPL. This means
> it does not allow dynamic linking of closed source applications, unlike
> the LGPL.

> http://cygwin.com/faq/faq_8.html#SEC135 should explain it.

That's correct, however the way SDL is built, it does not use the Cygwin
runtime library, even when built by the cygwin compiler. If you build
with the -mno-cygwin compiler option, like SDL does, you should be fine.

See ya,
-Sam Lantinga, Software Engineer, Blizzard Entertainment

Severity:

Normal

Status:

Confirmed

Owner:

Aaron

Assigned To:

Aaron

Created:

2004.07.10 04:24pm

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