[torquedev] LICENSING: Adding munge to TORQUE

Eygene Ryabinkin rea+maui at grid.kiae.ru
Thu Aug 26 01:05:31 MDT 2010


Wed, Aug 25, 2010 at 03:03:15PM -0700, Michael Jennings wrote:
> On Wednesday, 25 August 2010, at 18:01:16 (-0400),
> Glen Beane wrote:
> > Is the OpenPBS style license GPL compatible? 
> 
> It may or may not matter, depending on whether the end result (support
> in TORQUE) creates a "Work Based on the Program" as defined by the
> GPL.  Linking does, but communicating via sockets and the like does
> not, at least by precedent.

libmunge is LGPL-licensed too:
  http://code.google.com/p/munge/wiki/LicenseInfo

So, judging by the Stallman's own essay,
  http://www.gnu.org/licenses/why-not-lgpl.html
one can still use libmunge even for propriorietary applications.
-- 
Eygene Ryabinkin, Russian Research Centre "Kurchatov Institute"


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