[cairo] Cairo on embedded device
jan.struyf at cs.kuleuven.be
Wed Aug 8 07:00:29 PDT 2007
> That is good news, so linking dynamically is enough? That would be
Yes it is. LGPL (*not* GPL) was especially designed such that libraries
such as Cairo can be used in, e.g., closed-source software. There are two
(a) Dynamically link to Cairo; then you only need to distribute your
(b) Statically link to Cairo; then you also need to clearly describe how
users can obtain the object files of your application. This is required
because users should be able to relink your application with a newer or
modified version of Cairo.
Of course, if you modify Cairo itself and distribute the modified library,
then you should also be willing to distribute the source code of those
Hope this helps a bit.
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