[jcifs] How to distribute

Richard Caper rcaper at gmail.com
Thu Sep 7 17:32:29 GMT 2006

Technically, he would only need to provide the source to whoever he
distributes the binary to; i.e. assuming he is only distributing the
modified jcifs library to the users of his commercial app, they are
the only ones he is obligated to give the source to.  Those users,
however, are entitled to freely redistribute it under the LGPL.

On 9/7/06, Michael B Allen <mba2000 at ioplex.com> wrote:
> In accordance with the LGPL you are supposed to provide a source
> package with whatever modifications and any additional tools necessary
> for someone to actually build and link with the modified library. This
> basically means you would provide a link to a website or FTP area to a
> package like jcifs-krb5-1.2.9.zip or something like that.
> If the changes are interesting / good I would be happy to host the package
> for you in which case you would simply provide a link to our website in
> in your documentation somewhere.
> But the first step would be to simply send me the package so I can see what
> we're really talking about.
> Mike
> On Thu, 7 Sep 2006 11:03:37 +0900
> sytanaka at nts.ricoh.co.jp wrote:
> > Hi,
> >
> > I recently modified the JCIFS to add the kerberos authentication funciton.
> > Because I'll use it for commercial use,according to the LGPL license I
> > need to distribute the source code.
> > I want to know how to distribute it.
> > Is there anyone can give me some advice?
> >
> > Thanks,
> --
> Michael B Allen
> PHP Active Directory SSO
> http://www.ioplex.com/

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