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Re: is it ok to ship cygwin.dll with an application covered by BSD?

I've looked at the FAQ ("What are the copyrights?" section) and other 
places, if you are saying that my question is bad or already answered.

Britton Kerin

On Tue, 15 Jun 2004, Larry Hall wrote:

> At 03:00 PM 6/15/2004, you wrote:
> >We have a free radar processing system for which we are trying to release
> >a windows version.  We have obtained permission from our university to
> >release our code under the BSD license.  We would be happy to choose the
> >GPL, but the lunatic whims of those in charge seem inflexible in this
> >case.  We have tried hard to get the system going using mingwin and the
> >cygwin.a library, which we understand is ok to use, but it doesn't quite 
> >work, some important libraries fail to build.  With cygwin.dll, 
> >everything is beautiful.  
> >
> >I'm not clear if we are allowed to ship the application with cygwin.dll
> >though.  We could include source code for cygwin.dll, or source code
> >pointers, or whatever.  I am hoping that since cygwin.dll is freely
> >available, we can ship it with our processor?
> >
> >Thanks for any information you can provide,
> >Britton Kerin
> I'd recommend checking out <>, especially
> the "note" at the bottom.  My quick review would suggest that this is the
> important part as far as you're concerned.
> --
> Larry Hall                    
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