D-BUS Licensing?

Sean Middleditch elanthis at awesomeplay.com
Tue Jan 18 23:03:52 EET 2005

On Tue, 2005-01-18 at 12:50 -0800, Colin Johnson wrote:
> Hi,
> Can anyone tell me what the licensing is for D-Bus and whether it be used in
> a commercial product or not?


The GPL can be used in a "commercial" product.  Whether or not the D-BUS
license is acceptable to your particular needs is something you will
need to discuss with a lawyer, as is the case with *every* software

In general, though, linking a proprietary app with the D-BUS C library
is allowed and any process under any license is allowed to talk to the
D-BUS daemon.

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