Response file as an alternative to command line passing of arguments/commands/options?

Dennis Brakhane brakhane at
Thu Dec 23 13:15:50 CST 2010

On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 8:10 PM, Dennis Brakhane
<brakhane at> wrote:
> On Thu, Dec 23, 2010 at 6:05 PM, Frank A. Kingswood
> Nope. If your application/library depends on a GPL app/lib (can't do
> anything useful without it), it is
> bound to the terms of the GPL as well.

That statement is confusing. If you just use the application, in
Mercurial's case
running it through the shell and parsing whatever it outputs, that
application must
not be GPLed. So the json-extension would have to be GPLed while the .NET-app

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