[Haskell-cafe] Re: GPL answers from the SFLC

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic ivan.miljenovic at gmail.com
Fri Mar 5 08:13:49 EST 2010

Maciej Piechotka <uzytkownik2 at gmail.com> writes:
> BTW. What if package have multiply licenses? Cabal seems to not express
> following situations:
> - It is dual licensed
> - Library is LGPL but helper program is GPL
> - Part of library is on striker license but part of it is for example
> public domain (so it would be worth to note this)

What seems to happen so far is that the library license is given in the
Cabal file (as it has the most amount of code usually).

For example, see the license for cpphs [1]; on Hackage it's listed as
"LGPL" whereas the library is LGPL and the program is GPL.

[1]: http://haskell.org/cpphs/

Ivan Lazar Miljenovic
Ivan.Miljenovic at gmail.com

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