Subject: GPL and dynamically loaded modules?
From: Peter Eriksson <>
Date: Mon, 20 Nov 95 21:19:34 MET

I'd like some input on the issue of GPL(v2)'d programs which uses
dynamic linking (ELF-style dlopen()/dlsym()) to on-the-fly be
extendible. What I'm thinking of is if the dynamically linked
modules of that program automatically must be GPL'd, or if one
can have this scenario:

	The main (GPL v2)'d program is distributed (together with
	source code) together with non-GPL'd modules (without
	source), and then sold to some third party users.

- Peter

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