Re: An old compiler makes a comeback

"Skandinavisches Seminar" <skandgoe@gwdg.de>
1 Aug 2005 15:19:48 -0400

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From: "Skandinavisches Seminar" <skandgoe@gwdg.de>
Newsgroups: comp.compilers
Date: 1 Aug 2005 15:19:48 -0400
Organization: GWDG, Goettingen
References: 05-07-129
Keywords: administrivia

"Old Fogie" <bcoutureno@spamcris.com> schrieb im Newsbeitrag


> Also, I have a question for the GPL geeks around here: Although the
> compiler is under the GPL, I want to make sure that programs compiled
> with DeSmet C do not automatically have to be open source. Thus, the
> library is under the GNU LGPL.


This shouldn't be a problem, as long as you're not writing strings
containing a license to the object files. To be sure, you should contact
the Free Software Foundation directly: http://www.gnu.org
You could probably find the answers to your questions on the webpages
dealing with licenses.


> However, does the library source have to be under the LGPL, or only
> the binary?


The source.


Laurence Finston
GNU 3DLDF maintainer
http://www.gnu.org/3dldf/LDF.html


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