[SDL] Joystick events

joan abadie sdluser at gmail.com
Wed Nov 30 07:42:48 PST 2005


On Fri, 04 Nov 2005, Michael Benfield wrote:

> " For an executable, the required form of the "work that uses the 
> Library" must include any data and utility programs needed for 
> reproducing the executable from it. However, as a special exception, 
> the materials to be distributed need not include anything that is 
> normally distributed (in either source or binary form) with the major 
> components (compiler, kernel, and so on) of the operating system on 
> which the executable runs, unless that component itself accompanies the 
> executable."
> 
> In other words, you MUST give the end user all tools necessary to link 
> your object files, and the only reason that's not commonly done on 
> Linux, for example, is because those tools are normally normally 
> distributed with Linux systems.

Last time I checked, 0 compilers come with a default install of windows.

Wouldn't this make a lot of SDL-using software on windows violate the LGPL?


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