[jcifs] Android and jcfis-license

Christopher R. Hertel crh at ubiqx.mn.org
Mon Feb 14 10:46:47 MST 2011

Mike should provide the final answer, but I believe that if you include a
link to the jCIFS source you're covered.  Other Android Apps do use jCIFS.

Chris -)-----

Florian wrote:
> Hi there,
> i have some troubles concerning the LGPL License under which JCFIS is
> distributed. The problem I see is that the library cannot be distributed as
> library like in normal Java applications as the java class files are converted
> into the android-specific dex-format in a single .dex-file automatically.
> Now my question:
> Can JCFIS be used with paid (and closed-source) android apps? And, if yes, how?
> I'm developing a paid app which would be only half-useful without
> NTLM-authentication, so I would be very happy about an answer on this licensing
> question.
> Kind regards,
> Florian

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