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Re: AW: GTK3+ Question regarding LPGL




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On Tue, 2018-10-30 at 12:35 -0500, p.sun.fun@xxxxxxxxx wrote:
> I would start from
> $ldd <program>
> 
> According to pkg-config, a static linkage should be manually
> activated
> using PKG_CHECK_MODULES_STATIC() called before PKG_CHECK_MODULES().
> Unless it says explicitly to link using static library it should use
> shared library. 
> 
> 
> 
> On Mon, 2018-10-29 at 21:10 -0700, gwoltmann@xxxxxxxxxxx wrote:
> > Well, somehow, when pkg-config is using -l parameter, I guess so,
> > but
> > maybe I am wrong - how can I find out?
> > 
> > Ordoid Xu4, Ubuntu 18.01 Kernel 4.14 
> > 
> > Greetings
> > 
> > -----Ursprüngliche Nachricht-----
> > Von: p.sun.fun@xxxxxxxxx [mailto:p.sun.fun@xxxxxxxxx] 
> > Gesendet: Montag, 29. Oktober 2018 21:00
> > An: gwoltmann@xxxxxxxxxxx; gtk-list@xxxxxxxxx
> > Betreff: 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
> > > Dipl.-Ing(FH)
> > > WPITCOM S.A.
> > > Guatemala
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