Re: GTK3+ Question regarding LPGL
- Date: Mon, 29 Oct 2018 23:00:24 -0500
- From: Pavlo Solntsev via gtk-list <gtk-list@xxxxxxxxx>
- Subject: Re: GTK3+ Question regarding LPGL
Are you sure you link statically?
pkg-config --libs gtk+-3.0
Should be dynamic. What build system do you use?
On Mon, 2018-10-29 at 15:34 -0700, gwoltmann@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> Dear Team,
> We are currently making an application with the Gtk3+ system to
> create configuration software for our Ubuntu based system – a
> commercial system.
> We have seen that you wrote that the software is LGPL and we
> evaluated the pkg-config used, finding out, that it links static, as
> we read everything, the LGPL states that in case we link static, we
> have to provide all source to the recipients – possibly, which rather
> a “small” problem, as the code also includes confidential routines
> and information.
> So my questions is, is there a useful whitepaper how to link
> dynamically, which also might not be a bad idea, or, whether you
> allow us to link static for the project – how is your standard
> procedure for that?
> It would be great to hear from you. You might enjoy what we have
> created with your product as well – optically and from the point of
> view of function…
> Greetings from Central America
> Guido Woltmann
> WPITCOM S.A.
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