legal problem for using DLL's

Troy Rollo wine at
Wed Feb 18 15:46:07 CST 2004

On Thu, 19 Feb 2004 06:21, Peter Hunnisett wrote:

> It all depends on what DLLs you wish to redistribute. Some are explictly
> allowed to be and most others not. Generally doing a google for "name of
> dll" and "redistributable" will provide you an answer.

This is not necessarily enough - it's also necessary to read the terms of the 
license to see under what circumstances the DLL is redistributable. A lot of 
Microsoft's "redistributable" DLLs are only redistributable if they are to be 
used on a genuine Microsoft operating system.

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