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From:Lenz Grimmer Date:March 20 2003 3:26pm
Subject:Re: [packagers] Question about silent install and license
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Hi,

On Thu, 20 Mar 2003, Per Thomas Jahr wrote:

> Maybe this is a question that the subscribers of the packagers list can
> answer:
>
> We are developing a server where we are using MySQL 4.0.11 a gamma. Our
> source code is going to be open source but I'm not sure it will be under
> the GPL license. We use the binary win32 version of MySQL and we have
> not modified any source files in MySQL.
>
> To make it easier for end users to install the server we are planning to
> create a installer (InstallAnywhere (commercial)) that includes the
> MySQL zip file along with our own code. The installer will unzip the
> MySQL zip file and executes setup.exe -s (a silent install of MySQL).
>
> Is this permitted when MySQL used the GPL license?  Do our code need to
> be GPL?

I would say yes, since you are distributing MySQL with your product. I've
forwarded your question to our licensing experts and will get back to you,
when I have a definitive answer.

Bye,
	LenZ
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Question about silent install and licensePer Thomas Jahr20 Mar
  • Re: [packagers] Question about silent install and licenseLenz Grimmer20 Mar
    • Re: [packagers] Question about silent install and licensePer Thomas Jahr21 Mar
      • Re: [packagers] Question about silent install and licenseLenz Grimmer21 Mar