[Buildroot] [PATCH] package/mono-gtksharp: new package

Angelo Compagnucci angelo.compagnucci at gmail.com
Thu Mar 5 12:23:39 UTC 2015

Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,

2015-03-05 13:12 GMT+01:00 Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be>:
> On 05/03/15 12:44, Angelo Compagnucci wrote:
>> Dear Arnout Vandecappelle,
>> 2015-03-05 1:12 GMT+01:00 Arnout Vandecappelle <arnout at mind.be>:
>>> On 14/02/15 11:16, Angelo Compagnucci wrote:
> [snip]
>>>> +MONO_GTKSHARP_SITE = http://ftp.gnome.org/pub/gnome/sources/gtk-sharp/$(MONO_GTKSHARP_VERSION_MAJOR)/
>>>  A few files, in particular all of the cairo library, is MIT rather than LGPLv2.
>>> The others are combined with LGPLv2 code in a single DLL so LGPLv2 is correct,
>>> but the cairo library is a separate DLL that doesn't seem to depend on any other
>>> gtksharp library, so I'd make that
>> I don't think there are cairo files distributed with mono, the cairo
>> folder contains a c# wrapper to cairo, but it's original code. Can you
>> point me to the offending files?
>  I am indeed referring to the C# wrapper of cairo. Gtk# builds a .so and .dll
> for cairo, which AFAICS can be used independently from the rest of Gtk#, and
> which AFAICS is only derived from sources that carry a MIT license (i.e.,
> everything in the cairo/ directory).
>  (cairo itself is still LGPLv2+, of course. However, since this is a different
> shared library, the cairo# .dll and .so could be used with a
> differently-licensed implementation of the cairo ABI).

Ops, you are totally right! I haven't noticed that the cairo wrapper
was under another license!

For the other question about select/depends, Thomas in a previous
thread said me to use depends instead of select!

Sincerely, Angelo

>  Regards,
>  Arnout
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