[Gtk-sharp-list] GTK# win32 Installer, a deployment question.

Victor Rafael Rivarola Soerensen (FANATICO y LOCO por Cristo) vrrivaro at gmail.com
Sun Oct 15 03:37:24 EDT 2006


2006/10/13, Francisco T. Martinez <martinf at mfconsulting.com>:
> If you are using the Runtime Installer as opposed to the SDK type
> installer, I believe that you will end up with almost all LGPL (if not
> all).  If I recall correctly, the presence of GPL in the SDK installer
> is due to Glade -- the GTK/GNOME GUI builder app.
> You pretty much hit the nail on the head :)  The Gtk# Installers for
> .NET register those Gtk#/Mono libraries in the Win32 .NET GAC and also
> create a central directory structure (installation destination
> folder\bin, installation destination folder\lib, etc.) that is register
> in the host computer's global environment (PATH and in the system
> registry).
> Best regards,
> Paco

It is legal to link a GPL app against a .NET environment, even if it has
that onerous EULA. The GPL has a provision that allows for linking with
libraries normally distributed with the OS, and that would include .NET.


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