[Numpy-discussion] Solaris Sparc build broken

Charles R Harris charlesr.harris@gmail....
Fri Nov 6 12:37:45 CST 2009


On Fri, Nov 6, 2009 at 11:30 AM, David Cournapeau <cournape@gmail.com>wrote:

> On Sat, Nov 7, 2009 at 3:09 AM, Charles R Harris
> <charlesr.harris@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> >
> > I'm a bit concerned about the MPFR license.
>
> I used the same technique, but the implementation is from scratch, in
> a different language. Strictly speaking, I guess this could be
> considered as derivative work, but given that we are open source, I
> doubt mpfr copyright holders would be bothered with this. FWIW, all
> build tools with configure checks use techniques pioneered by autoconf
> (cmake, waf, scons).
>
> I can check with mpfr developers if you are really worried, though,
>
>
IANAL, plus I have always found the LPGL a bit confusing as opposed to the
other licenses. So I don't know what it all means. It just seemed something
to check.

Chuck
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