So, *should* I go back to distributing the mingw/w32api sources in the cygwin source tarball?

Christopher Faylor
Sat Feb 8 23:43:00 GMT 2003

On Sat, Feb 08, 2003 at 02:59:28PM -0600, Gary R. Van Sickle wrote:
>> I don't like the thought of duplication here but I guess I've finally
>> grown weary of the bug reports from people who can't build from the
>                                                 ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>> sources available via tarball.
>  ^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^^
>Isn't this in violation of the GPL?  If so, isn't the answer "yes"?

I think it's somewhat of a gray area since the w32api is sort of the
system include area.  Or at least that's how I've always rationalized it.

I'm surprised that this is the first time anyone has brought this up in
all of the agonizing time when cygwin wouldn't build because it needed
a newer w32api.


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