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

Yikes!  I didn't proofread my response very well.  Must have gotten
caught by cross-VNC copy-paste trouble. :-(

This is the link I meant to send <>.
Really. :-)

Sorry for the confusion.


At 06:25 PM 6/15/2004, you wrote:

>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.
>> --
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