Dave Korn
Wed Mar 7 15:56:00 GMT 2007

On 07 March 2007 15:35, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

> On Mar  7 15:19, Dave Korn wrote:
>> On 07 March 2007 15:14, Corinna Vinschen wrote:

>>> Thanks.  Unfortunately the algorithm is under GPL.
>>   ???  Do I need to TITTLL to ask you why that's a problem?  I thought that
>> cygwin /was/ GPL already...?
> Cygwin is under the Cygwin license.  If you integrate GPL code, it's
> GPLed.  That's ok for almost everybody, just not for Red Hat.  See the
> last paragraph on

  Ah, it's the lack of the exception that causes the problem, am I right?
Does that imply that LGPL'd code would be compatible?  (I want to contribute a
fpu_control.h header file, and was wondering if it was possible to just take
the one from the Linux sources).

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