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From: "Phil Frisbie, Jr." <>
Subject: Re: Static linking under win32
Date: Mon, 06 Dec 2004 17:35:00 -0000	[thread overview]
Message-ID: <> (raw)
In-Reply-To: <20041206104619.GC3208@cross>

Keresztfalvi Laszlo wrote:

> For the apropo PW32 have just introduced the DLL and API versioning..
> If I develop a commercial application then stability rules and I would use a
> choosen version of pthread (or any other external) library which I link
> against, usually lagging some versions (to be real-life tested). So, even if
> I provide the object files I cannot accept any claims if you link it with
> eg. a newer version of the library either statically or dynamically.
> Moreover, I usually use more than one external library with some licenses so
> then I must provide those too to really enable you to relink..
> I think this would be not a real case if the application is not something
> simple and you provide good support which is generally your business..
> Otherwise ask lawers who play that game ;)

Sony Entertainment had no problem including my LGPL library as a DLL in their 
game PlanetSide. They include a copyright notice and the URL to my website so 
that users can get the full source to the hvdi.dll file.

This is what the LGPL is all about.

> Regards,
> Laszlo

Phil Frisbie, Jr.
Hawk Software

  reply	other threads:[~2004-12-06 17:35 UTC|newest]

Thread overview: 11+ messages / expand[flat|nested]  mbox.gz  Atom feed  top
     [not found] <>
2004-12-06  7:52 ` Ross Johnson
2004-12-06  9:57   ` Alexander Terekhov
2004-12-06 10:46   ` Keresztfalvi Laszlo
2004-12-06 17:35     ` Phil Frisbie, Jr. [this message]
2004-12-06 17:47       ` Gili
2004-12-06 18:07       ` Alexander Terekhov
     [not found]       ` <>
2004-12-06 20:08         ` Keresztfalvi Laszlo
     [not found] <>
2004-12-06 18:53 ` Alexander Terekhov
     [not found] <>
2004-12-06  6:22 ` Ross Johnson
2004-12-06  6:35   ` Gili
2004-12-06  3:37 Gili

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