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Re: [vox-tech] flex/bison and licenses
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Re: [vox-tech] flex/bison and licenses

They have a special exception to GPL for Bison:


As for Flex, if it's a BSD license, I don't see why you couldn't
redistribute the resulting file in propriatary software (as long as you
give it credit, I suppose, to follow BSD-ism, though I think the newer BSD
license removed that requirement.)


On Thu, 7 Nov 2002, Peter Jay Salzman wrote:

> hi all,
> flex is licensed under BSD (basically).   bison is licensed under GPL.
> do programs that get distributed and which use flex/bison as part of
> their make process have to be licensed GPL?
> can i use flex and bison to generate a .c file which will be compiled
> and linked into my ultra-proprietary very-non-free software?
> pete
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