Subject: Re: newbie needs review of new pkg (small)
To: None <>
From: Georg Schwarz <>
List: tech-pkg
Date: 03/16/2004 19:22:12
> Yes, it's a little problematic for libraries like regex because we
> really shouldn't link any ``GPL-incompatible'' programs against
> GPLed (rather than LGPLed) libraries, because it's a violation of
> the GPL to do that---or actually, it is a violation of the GPL to
> distribute the results of doing that.

this should not apply to dynamically linked libs I guess, especially
if they are pretty genric, like libregex, and you ould drop in any

Someone mentioned GNU rx. This one should have the same legal
But maybe since it is already there anyway it would be better to try to
use that one?

Georg Schwarz     +49 177 8811442