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Forum: Software 2021-09-22, 09:55
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Posted By Happy5214
AFAIK gwnum and Prime95/mprime have the same...

AFAIK gwnum and Prime95/mprime have the same license. I don't see a license file in the gwnum source folder, but both LLR and OpenPFGW (which both link gwnum) reference similar terms.
Forum: Software 2021-09-22, 09:34
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Posted By Happy5214
Yes. The gwnum license requires any 100M-digit...

Yes. The gwnum license requires any 100M-digit Mersenne primes found with gwnum to be credited to GIMPS and fall under their prize rules, even if the library is linked into a program other than...
Forum: Software 2021-09-22, 04:09
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Posted By Happy5214
In order to distribute a GMP-ECM + gwnum binary,...

In order to distribute a GMP-ECM + gwnum binary, the whole thing would need to be licensable under the GPL. The Mersenne prime prize distribution rules in the gwnum license (even though completely...
Forum: Software 2021-09-21, 11:07
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Posted By Happy5214
There's also the issue of licensing. gwnum's...

There's also the issue of licensing. gwnum's license is incompatible with the GPL (per the FSF's definition, it isn't even free, but that's irrelevant here). People have been known to link gwnum into...
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