compiled files under GPL?

Brian Ford ford@vss.fsi.com
Sat Sep 27 00:22:00 GMT 2003


>Is it true that any application I compile under cygwin's gcc/g++ is
>automatically under the GPL? Is so I've been doing some violating...
>sorry.
>
This will link your binary to the cygwin DLL by default.  Unless you have
purchased a buy out contract from Red Hat, yes.

>Is this still true under -mno-cygwin?
>
No.

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