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- Subject: BSD license possible after looking at Lua's math lib? (Dazuko Lua binding)
- From: Gerhard Sittig <gsittig@...>
- Date: Wed, 23 Mar 2005 11:00:52 +0100
I wrote a Lua language binding for Dazuko (background: Dazuko can
monitor and intercept file system operations, currently runs on
several UNIX systems and typically gets used for antivirus software
and activity loggers; see http://www.dazuko.org/ for more
To learn how to build a language binding I used the online doc as well
as had a look at the math lib to see how building a plugin works
(exporting routines from C to Lua, getting parameters from the stack,
checking and evaluating them, returning results to the caller, the
general layout of a plugin).
My question is now: can I use a BSD style license for the Dazuko
language binding after grasping concepts from a Lua lib? I guess I
can, since your license is quite open and friendly. But I better ask
to be sure.
You can get the code from http://www.dazuko.org/ -> Downloads -> get
the dazuko-2.1.0-birthday.tar.gz package. See the example_lua
directory and the README in it.
And of course I would be happy to receive feedback on where I did miss
something or made a mistake in the plugin. There are still hacks
which might need to get improved (better encapsulating internals,
using a user data container, attaching to the GC, adding consistency
checks and safety belts, expanding and improving the Makefile, adding
documentation, and the like).
virtually yours Gerhard Sittig
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