[m-users.] Does Mercury's license GPL-2 not include class-path exception?

Peter Wang novalazy at gmail.com
Sun Oct 4 12:57:19 AEDT 2020

On Sun, 04 Oct 2020 01:48:02 +0200 mucaho <mucaho at gmail.com> wrote:
> My apologies, after some more research I found out there are two licenses:
> The LGPLv2 covers the "standard" library and the GPLv2 covers the compiler
> and co.
> Thus it is "safe" to link to the "standard" library during runtime, without
> having to share your code under larger work of the LGPLv2.

There is a special exception to the terms of the LGPLv2, at the top of
COPYING.LIB, which applies when linking to code from the library,
runtime and a few other directories.


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