Torbjörn Granlund tg at
Tue Sep 25 14:44:34 UTC 2018

Mike Lodder <mike at> writes:

  I write crypto code that uses big number libraries and would like to adopt
  GMP but cannot because it was GPL and is now LGPL. While LGPL is less of a
  problem, its limits adoption for what we want to use it for.

Not quite.  Let me set the GMP license history straight.

GMP was LGPL from the beginning.  We changed its license from LGPL 2 to
LGPL 3 when the latter license was released, and then more recently
dual-licensed it under LGPL 3 + GPL 2.

Please encrypt, key id 0xC8601622

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