OpenJDK and JNI -- licensing
aph at redhat.com
Wed Jul 8 03:44:08 PDT 2009
Volker Simonis wrote:
> Yes, I understand that conflict. But the HotSpot library libjvm.so
> itself is build mostly from files which are pure GPL and some files
> (in particular "jni.h") which are GPL + class path exception).
> So how can "jni.cpp" (which is GPL only) include "jni.h" (which is GPL
> + class path) and finally be statically linked with other GPL only
> files into a GPL-only "libjvm.so"???
Why not? GPL'd code can use GPL+exception code. What makes you
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