[GSoC] libelf license
n3npq at mac.com
Thu Jun 23 02:54:17 PDT 2011
On Jun 23, 2011, at 4:22 AM, Rainer Müller wrote:
>> To this task, I would like to use libelf. It's currently licensed
>> under LGPL . Do we have a license issue here?
> LGPL would definitely be a license issue as MacPorts is licensed under BSD.
What is the "license issue" please?
While I can understand that there may be preference in keeping
MacPorts as solely a BSD license, that is an "issue" but not
a "license issue" per se (i.e. there is nothing in the licensing
that prevents a *BSD program linking a LGPL library.)
Is the "issue" solely that MacPorts has chosen to be "BSD only"? Or
is there some legal incompatibility?
73 de Jeff
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