[ANN] Cygwin-OpenSSH

Brian Inglis Brian.Inglis@SystematicSw.ab.ca
Thu Feb 27 22:31:00 GMT 2020

On 2020-02-27 12:36, Bill Stewart wrote:
> On Thu, Feb 27, 2020 at 11:52 AM Achim Gratz wrote:
> But more to the point: since you include GPL components, a binary-only
>> distribution is not OK.  The sources for at least the GPL licensed
>> utilities and libraries is missing.  It's not enough to say what these
>> are and roughly where to get them and leave the users with figuring it
>> out for themselves, you are supposed to provide sources in the same way
>> as your binaries, for the exact version you used to create the binaries,
>> including any modifications to the build system or the sources
>> themselves.

> I misunderstood, since the source is already freely available from cygwin
> and I am not changing any of the binaries.
> I can certainly include the source as a component in the installer for the
> next version.

No, you must backport all sources to the current and all previous versions and
redistribute, or at least make them visible and available on your site,
otherwise you are in breach of the licence and must withdraw all distributions -


and you may consult them for more accurate and complete information.

Take care. Thanks, Brian Inglis, Calgary, Alberta, Canada

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