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Tue, 29 Jan 2008 09:25:04 -0600 (CST)
On Tue, 29 Jan 2008, Stefan Bienert wrote:
I already found acx_pthread in the autoconf-archive but it has the wrong
license for me. The macro is GPL with an exception on the product of it. I
need somethin BSDish with sort of no limitations in use...
It is good to keep these issues in mind:
* Autoconf's own macros use a somewhat similar license.
* GPLv2 only restricts copying of the resulting "program".
* Macros are already in primary source code form and thereby
automatically satisfy GPL while they are distributed.
It is true that if the text of this macro is included in your package
that it then includes source components which are GPL even if the
built package is not GPL. You might be required to provide notice of
GraphicsMagick Maintainer, http://www.GraphicsMagick.org/
Bob Friesenhahn <=