[alsa-devel] LGPL Licensing

Takashi Iwai tiwai at suse.de
Mon Oct 15 13:56:18 CEST 2007

At Thu, 11 Oct 2007 18:14:14 +1000,
WOODEN John wrote:
> I wish to use either the ALSA or SALSA API within my application.  I also intend to commercially distribute my application and sell it.
> What affect does ALSA's and/or SALSA's Lesser GPL license have upon applications that utilize their API's?
> Do I have to make the source code of my application freely available if I choose to utilize the ALSA or SALSA API?

I expected someone answered better about such a question than me, but
so far, I see no reply yet...

AFAIK, LGPL allows you the binary-form distribution without disclosure
of your source code as long as you link the LGPL'ed library


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