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Re: Concurrent versions of cygwin1.dll on one system
- From: Lapo Luchini <lapo at lapo dot it>
- To: Mailing List: CygWin-Apps <cygwin-apps at cygwin dot com>
- Date: Tue, 09 Jul 2002 10:12:18 +0200
- Subject: Re: Concurrent versions of cygwin1.dll on one system
- References: <20020708173949.L97906-100000@localhost> <20020708233457.GB24240@redhat.com> <3D2A28AE.email@example.com>
And roll your own "IvoWin". (Remember, tho, cygwin is GPL; therefore
IvoWin will be GPL and you must make the source code available to
whomever you give the binary. Ditto for your app - but that's already
true for your app, since it currently links to cygwin itself)
The app can in fact comply with any OSI-approved open source license I
think, as of "note" on page http://cygwin.com/licensing.html
Another easy method to distribute a program which uses cygwin is to
create an http or ftp directory with packages and setup.ini with binary
and sources for your project and simply let users install a "real" (even
if minimal) cygwin.
This is IMHO the best way to go.
Lapo 'Raist' Luchini
firstname.lastname@example.org (PGP & X.509 keys available)
http://www.lapo.it (ICQ UIN: 529796)