[SDL] Am I allowed to use code from SDL_mixer in a new library?

Scott Percival moralrecordings at gmail.com
Sun Mar 3 18:27:21 PST 2013


As long as you use SDL_mixer 2.0 from the Mercurial repository, and
follow the 3 easy zlib License steps in COPYING, you should be okay.
SDL_mixer 1.2 is LGPL, so you'd be restricted to either LGPL or GPL
for any derivative works.

On 4 March 2013 09:46, Nikos Chantziaras <realnc at gmail.com> wrote:
> I'm writing an SDL audio library that, at least for me, can replace
> SDL_mixer.  It has actual floating point mixing in it as well as resampling
> and decoding.  All the supported formats are in place, but I'm not familiar
> with native MIDI on OS X and w32 (currently FluidSynth is used.)  I'd like
> to borrow the native MIDI code from SDL_mixer. Would that be OK?  I wouldn't
> want to step on someone's toes, since the library is GPL and I'm also
> thinking about allowing non-GPL use for non-commercial purposes and I'm not
> sure if I'm allowed to do that if I use code from SDL_mixer.
>
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