[SDL] Commercial games and SDL

Matthew Miller mattdm at mattdm.org
Thu Jul 25 21:35:01 PDT 2002

On Fri, Jul 26, 2002 at 12:53:33AM +0300, George wrote:
> > > Including the sources to the version of SDL that I link with is a given.
> > As long as people can find them on your site or on the CD, that's all you
> > need to worry about.
> does this mean that any game written using SDL has to be open-source?!

No. It's LGPL, not GPL. You need to include the source to SDL (or provide it
in some way), but not necessarily the source to your own program.

Matthew Miller           mattdm at mattdm.org        <http://www.mattdm.org/>
Boston University Linux      ------>                <http://linux.bu.edu/>

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