[SDL] [PATCH] Read the protocol used by /dev/gpmdata on Linux

Simon Roby simon.roby at gmail.com
Thu Sep 8 06:30:26 PDT 2005


On 9/8/05, Enrico Weigelt <weigelt at metux.de> wrote:
> * Patrice Mandin <mandin.patrice at wanadoo.fr> wrote:
> > Well, I think we could use the libgpm library. It should solve most
> > problems with gpm support.
> 
> Seems the really cleanest way to me.
> libgpm is *the* implementation of the gpm protocol/client, and so I
> don't see any reason, why we should need another implementation,
> which of course has to be maintained too - would be redundant work.
> 

But isn't libgpm under the GPL license? (I'm at work right now, so I
can't confirm) Is it okay for a LGPL library like SDL to link to it?
Won't it break the "lesser" terms of the LGPL.?


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