[Gtk-sharp-list] gtksharp-runtime-2.7.1-win32-0.4.exe License Confusion

Phillip Dyer p85dyer at gmail.com
Fri Oct 6 10:56:11 EDT 2006

Hi all,

    I'm a little confused over the GTK# and the way it's licensed. I 
chose to write an application using GTK# because of the LGPL license. 
However when I created an installer for Windows I noticed that the 
gtksharp-runtime-2.7.1-win32-0.4.exe installer includes the GPL license, 
the LGPL license, and the MIT license.

    I want the application to remain closed source, which we can do with 
the LGPL by dynamically linking to the libraries (at least that's how I 
understand it). But I know that we can't do that with GPL licensed 
libraries. Is it just the installer that is licensed under the GPL? Or 
is it certain libraries that it contains? I'm a little lost, any help 
pointing me in the right direction on how to distribute this app would 
be appreciated. Currently I'm calling the gtksharp-runtime installer 
from inside a VS.NET Setup project.

Thanks in Advance,


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