[alsa-devel] Alsa : GPL or LGPL ?

Clemens Ladisch clemens at ladisch.de
Wed Apr 2 13:28:31 CEST 2008

liste at votreservice.com wrote:
> Wikipedia says Alsa is under the GPL and LGPL ?

Yes, Wikipedia says this.

> Can I use Alsa for recording and playing sound in my proprietary game under
> Linux ?

Yes.  The ALSA user-space library (libasound.so.2) is under the LGPL to
allow this.


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