[PyQt] Question about distributing GPL'd apps

sole at esrf.fr sole at esrf.fr
Thu Mar 15 18:28:06 GMT 2007

Quoting stephen at theboulets.net:

> Sorry, couldn't find the answer in the FAQs.
> If I make a GPL'd app (I'm thinking of windows especially) using PyQt, am
> I allowed to make a binary installer to distribute it? Thanks.

If you use PyQt4 and you supply the source code yes.

If you use PyQt, besides supplying the source code you will have to use GPL'd
versions of PyQt and of Qt to build your package. Otherways I do not think you
are fully GPL.


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