[Haskell-cafe] gmp license == no commercial/closed source
haskell software ??
jonathanccast at fastmail.fm
Wed Dec 3 09:45:09 EST 2008
On Wed, 2008-12-03 at 15:36 +0100, Lionel Barret De Nazaris wrote:
> I've just discovered the GMP license problem. (see
> From my understanding, the gmp is GPL, GHC statically links it on
Lesser GPL: http://www.gnu.org/copyleft/lesser.html
It doesn't actually have a section 2(c) as per the wiki. Section 4(d)0
of the LGPL is traditionally taken to allow static linking, as long as
a) The source of the version of GMP you use (corresponding source), and
b) Object files/libraries for your program + the GHC RTS suitable for
static linking with your user's (possibly modified) builds of the
distributed GMP source.
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