Re: License information for Glib2
- Date: Fri, 5 May 2017 13:23:04 -0700
- From: "A. Walton" <awalton@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: License information for Glib2
On Fri, May 5, 2017 at 1:06 PM, ANDY KENNEDY <ANDY.KENNEDY@xxxxxxxxxx> wrote:
> While reading through the license information about Glib2, I found what
> appears to be two different licenses for the product. First, the readme
> file seems to indicate that the license is meant to be LGPL, or the
> lesser GPL. However, the copying file indicates that the license is
> Library GPL (which is a completely different license and one that seems
> to have more stringent requirements).
GLib is licensed LGPLv2 or later per its file headers. Some of the
test programs and ancillary scripts are licensed GPLv2 or have other
licenses on a per file basis, but the library is intended to be linked
to and distributed under the LGPL.
The Library GPL is the old name for the Lesser GPL.
(Obligatory IANAL, Use your own judgment, etc.)
> What is the intent of the license for GPL2?
> Thanks in advance for any information you can provide,
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