[Numpy-discussion] Solaris Sparc build broken

David Cournapeau david@ar.media.kyoto-u.ac...
Thu Nov 19 01:43:05 CST 2009


Robert Kern wrote:

>  One can have a proprietary application statically linked
> with an LGPL library. The only detail there is that, in order to
> satisfy the "user must be able to relink the application with a
> modified Library" requirement, the distributor must provide object
> files for his proprietary code and the appropriate tools such the user
> can relink against a modified library.
>   

So the "static exception" which is often added to the LGPL is just to
avoid having to distribute the object files ? Also, what does
distributing the object files/sources for the proprietary part mean for
python ? Is the bytecode enough ?

cheers,

David



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