I have recently become curious about open source licenses. I have a question about the LGPL. I created a Java web project and built it as a WAR package. Can I add LGPL jars to this WAR file?
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(Assuming that the library in question is Java, option 2 means that you have to use the library JAR file as-is. Don't add your own customizations / fixes, don't change class or package names (etc), don't add classes, and don't merge it with your own JAR files.)
For more information, please refer to the GNU Lesser Public License page.