[Haskell-cafe] Announce: Haskell Platform 8.6.5 (Gershom B)

Brandon Allbery allbery.b at gmail.com
Tue May 14 18:46:29 UTC 2019

Most of the builds use a system or packaged libgmp of some variety, so it's
not even bundled with ghc. (This includes Windows builds, using the package
from msys2.)

On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 2:42 PM Joachim Durchholz <jo at durchholz.org> wrote:

> Am 14.05.19 um 17:21 schrieb Daniel Trstenjak:
> > Hi Joachim,
> >
> > On Tue, May 14, 2019 at 04:32:34PM +0200, Joachim Durchholz wrote:
> >> The usual understanding of the LGPL enforces the LGPL license only on
> the
> >> lib-gmp code itself and any modifications you make to it, not on any
> other
> >> parts of the code.
> >
> > if you follow the LGPL strictly - which I think almost nobody does - you
> > also have to provide a development kit for you application, that users
> > can relink your application with newer versions of the lib-gmp.
> Mmm... sort-of. You have to make sure that people can take lib-gmp,
> change it, and relink your application with it.
> A reference to a standard build environment should be enough to fulfil
> that requirement, though it can become a bit more difficult if you have
> packaging steps after linking.
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