[webkit-dev] Using LGPL-derived source in one of the wtf files.

Dmitry Titov dimich at chromium.org
Mon Jan 19 12:12:54 PST 2009

There was an IRC discussion about
https://bugs.webkit.org/show_bug.cgi?id=23373, and there was no clear

In the proposed patch the ThreadingWin.cpp would contain 2 licenses -
standard WebKit one and a copy of Pthread-win32 license (LGPL). The latter
is there because the code for ThreadCondition is derived from the sources of
that library (removing the need to pull in the whole library for 50 lines of

Does this idea look acceptable? Can we use LGPL'ed source this way and how
should we go about the license if we can?

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