The Julia language is licensed under the MIT License. The "language" consists of the compiler (the contents of src/), most of the standard library (base/), and some utilities (most of the rest of the files in this repository). See below for exceptions.
Copyright (c) 2009-2016: Jeff Bezanson, Stefan Karpinski, Viral B. Shah, and other contributors:
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Julia includes code from the following projects, which have their own licenses:
- crc32c.c (CRC-32c checksum code by Mark Adler) [ZLib].
- LDC (for ccall/cfunction ABI definitions) [BSD-3]. The portion of code that Julia uses from LDC is [BSD-3] licensed.
- LLVM (for parts of src/jitlayers.cpp and src/disasm.cpp) [BSD-3, effectively]
- MUSL (for getopt implementation on Windows) [MIT]
- MINGW (for dirname implementation on Windows) [MIT]
- NetBSD (for setjmp, longjmp, and strptime implementations on Windows) [BSD-3]
- randmtzig.c for Gaussian random number generation (for C benchmarks only) [BSD-3]
The Julia language links to the following external libraries, which have their own licenses:
Julia's standard library uses the following external libraries, which have their own licenses:
- ARPACK [BSD-3]
- DSFMT [BSD-3]
- OPENLIBM [MIT, BSD-2, ISC]
- OPENSPECFUN [MIT, public domain]
- FADDEEVA [MIT]
- FFTW [GPL2+]
- GMP [LGPL3+ or GPL2+]
- LIBGIT2 [GPL2+ with unlimited linking exception]
- CURL [MIT/X derivative]
- LIBSSH2 [BSD-3]
- MBEDTLS [either GPLv2 or Apache 2.0]
- MPFR [LGPL3+]
- OPENBLAS [BSD-3]
- LAPACK [BSD-3]
- PCRE [BSD-3]
- SUITESPARSE [mix of LGPL2+ and GPL2+; see individual module licenses]
The following components of Julia's standard library have separate licenses:
- base/fftw.jl (see FFTW)
- base/linalg/umfpack.jl (see SUITESPARSE)
- base/linalg/cholmod.jl (see SUITESPARSE)
- base/special/exp.jl (see FREEBSD MSUN [FreeBSD/2-clause BSD/Simplified BSD License])
Julia's build process uses the following external tools:
Julia bundles the following external programs and libraries on some platforms:
On some platforms, distributions of Julia contain SSL certificate authority certificates, released under the Mozilla Public License.