glib dependency for the X Server

Erwin Rol mailinglists at
Mon Apr 3 02:15:59 PDT 2006

On Mon, 2006-04-03 at 18:46 +1000, Russell Shaw wrote:
> Erwin Rol wrote:
> > 
> > What about the GNU C-library, that is LGPL. Does that make it
> > "unacceptable" for you to use Xorg on Linux ?
> The C lib is mostly generic functionality that can be easily
> found from other sources and under various licences. Glib is
> a one-off specific api, which would force the one and only
> Glib to be required.

Well one could always rewrite glib (or the parts that would be needed)
if one really needs a completely closed source system which includes
Xorg :-)

- Erwin

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