GHC and readline

Ashley Yakeley
Sun, 15 Sep 2002 22:56:10 -0700

At 2002-09-15 22:48, Manuel M T Chakravarty wrote:

>Well, it depends on whether this code makes use of the
>readline functionality or not.  If, say, you are just using
>GetOpt from "util", there is no need for you to make your
>program GPL, only because Readline happens to be in the same

It's not a problem with the new hierarchy, but formerly if I used 
"package util" then I'd have to link in libreadline, and then I would be 
subject to the terms of its license.

Or would the linker not include any libreadline code in that case?

Ashley Yakeley, Seattle WA