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Re: pthreads

From: Bernd Jendrissek
Subject: Re: pthreads
Date: Tue, 29 Jan 2008 17:50:10 +0200

On Jan 29, 2008 5:25 PM, Bob Friesenhahn <address@hidden> wrote:
> 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
> that.

Is this "mere aggregation", though?  My reasoning is that as soon as
autoconf sucks in the macro definitions, it does TWO things
* Invokes the macro's licence exception
* Creates a derived work.

Now if you were to modify the macro (to fix a bug, to add a feature,
whatever), maybe then things change.

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