Trilinos is an open source software project. Most Trilinos source code, including the code developed at Sandia National Laboratories, is licensed either LGPL or BSD. Some contributions have alternative licensing (see below). Trilinos is currently working toward BSD-compatible licensing for all packages.

BSD-Compatible Packages

For the Trilinos 10.8 release, the Trilinos Framework (that part of Trilinos not specific to any pacakge) and the following packages have a BSD-compatible license:

Amesos2, AztecOO, Belos, CTrilinos, Epetra, EpetraExt, ForTrilinos, Galeri, Intrepid, Komplex, Phalanx, Pliris, RTOp, Shards, Teko, Teuchos, ThreadPool, Thyra, TriUtils.

BSD code licensed by Sandia contains the following notice:

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Under the terms of Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000 with Sandia Corporation, the U.S. Government retains certain rights in this software.

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LGPL-Compatible Packages

For the Trilinos 10.8 release, the following packages have a LGPL-compatible license that is not BSD-compatible:

Amesos, Anasazi, Didasko, FEI, GlobiPack, Ifpack, Ifpack2, Isorropia, Kokkos, LOCA, Mesquite, ML, Moertel, MOOCHO, NOX, Optika, OptiPack, Pamgen, Piro, PyTrilinos, Rythmos, Sacado, SEACAS*, STK, Stokhos, Stratimikos, Sundance, Tpetra, TriKota, TrilinosCouplings, Zoltan.

LGPL code licensed by Sandia contains the following notice:

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Under terms of Contract DE-AC04-94AL85000, there is a non-exclusive license for use of this work by or on behalf of the U.S. Government.

This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

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You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA 02111-1307 USA

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The LGPL license is available from the Free Software Foundation webpage.

Several contributions to Trilinos use other licenses. These licenses include:

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/*             ********   ***                                 SparseLib++    */
/*          *******  **  ***       ***      ***               v. 1.5         */
/*           *****      ***     ******** ********                            */
/*            *****    ***     ******** ********              R. Pozo        */
/*       **  *******  ***   **   ***      ***                 K. Remington   */
/*        ********   ********                                 A. Lumsdaine   */
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/*                     SparseLib++ : Sparse Matrix Library                   */
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/*               National Institute of Standards and Technology              */
/*                        University of Notre Dame                           */
/*              Authors: R. Pozo, K. Remington, A. Lumsdaine                 */
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    Your use or distribution of AMD or any modified version of
    AMD implies that you agree to this License.

    This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
    modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
    License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
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    This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
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                       Harwell-Boeing File I/O in C
                                V. 1.0

           National Institute of Standards and Technology, MD.
                             K.A. Remington

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 Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software and
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 software for any purpose. This software is provided "as is" without 
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    MESQUITE -- The Mesh Quality Improvement Toolkit

    Copyright <2004,2005,2006> Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory.  Under 
    the terms of Contract B545069 with the University of Wisconsin -- 
    Madison, Lawrence Livermore National Laboratory retains certain
    rights in this software.

    This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
    modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
    License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
    version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

    This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
    but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
    MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
    Lesser General Public License for more details.

    You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public License 
    (lgpl.txt) along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
    Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA  02111-1307  USA

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 * Copyright (2010) Glen Hansen
 * Idaho National Laboratory
 *
 * This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or modify
 * it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public License as
 * published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2.1 of the
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 *  
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 * WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 * MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
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 * Copyright (c) 2001 to 2004 Steve Mertz 
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Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software
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granted, provided that the above copyright notice appear in all
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data or profits, whether in an action of contract, negligence or
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/* Copyright 2004,2007 ENSEIRB, INRIA & CNRS
**
** This file is part of the Scotch software package for static mapping,
** graph partitioning and sparse matrix ordering.
**
** This software is governed by the CeCILL-C license under French law
** and abiding by the rules of distribution of free software. You can
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** therefore means that it is reserved for developers and experienced
** professionals having in-depth computer knowledge. Users are therefore
** encouraged to load and test the software's suitability as regards
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** operate it in the same conditions as regards security.
** 
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/* Copyright (C) 1991,1992,1996,1997,1999,2004 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   This file is part of the GNU C Library.
   Written by Douglas C. Schmidt (schmidt@ics.uci.edu).

   The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
   modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
   License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
   version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.

   The GNU C Library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
   Lesser General Public License for more details.

   You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
   License along with the GNU C Library; if not, write to the Free
   Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place, Suite 330, Boston, MA
   02111-1307 USA.  */

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   Parse comma separate list into words.
   Copyright (C) 1996 Free Software Foundation, Inc.
   This file is part of the GNU C Library.
   Contributed by Ulrich Drepper , 1996.

   The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
   modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
   published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
   License, or (at your option) any later version.

   The GNU C Library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
   Library General Public License for more details.

   You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
   License along with the GNU C Library; see the file COPYING.LIB.  If not,
   write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
   Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.

   This code has been modified from the original to conform to the action
   of the getsubopt() function contained in the C library of many Unix
   platforms. Namely, the equal sign ("=") is NOT returned in the valuep
   string if it is the first character.

   Modified by Gary L. Hennigan, SNL, Dept. 9221, 3 Feb 1997

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 *      Copyright (c) 1998-2005 by the University of Florida.
 *      All Rights Reserved.
 *      COLAMD is also available under alternate licenses, contact T. Davis
 *      for details.
 *
 *      This library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
 *      modify it under the terms of the GNU Lesser General Public
 *      License as published by the Free Software Foundation; either
 *      version 2.1 of the License, or (at your option) any later version.
 *
 *      This library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
 *      but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
 *      MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
 *      Lesser General Public License for more details.
 *
 *      You should have received a copy of the GNU Lesser General Public
 *      License along with this library; if not, write to the Free Software
 *      Foundation, Inc., 51 Franklin St, Fifth Floor, Boston, MA  02110-1301
 *      USA
 *
 *      Permission is hereby granted to use or copy this program under the
 *      terms of the GNU LGPL, provided that the Copyright, this License,
 *      and the Availability of the original version is retained on all copies.
 *      User documentation of any code that uses this code or any modified
 *      version of this code must cite the Copyright, this License, the
 *      Availability note, and "Used by permission." Permission to modify
 *      the code and to distribute modified code is granted, provided the
 *      Copyright, this License, and the Availability note are retained,
 *      and a notice that the code was modified is included.

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   Copyright (C) 1987, 88, 89, 90, 91, 92, 93, 94, 95, 96, 97
        Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   The GNU C Library is free software; you can redistribute it and/or
   modify it under the terms of the GNU Library General Public License as
   published by the Free Software Foundation; either version 2 of the
   License, or (at your option) any later version.

   The GNU C Library is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the GNU
   Library General Public License for more details.

   You should have received a copy of the GNU Library General Public
   License along with the GNU C Library; see the file COPYING.LIB.  If not,
   write to the Free Software Foundation, Inc., 59 Temple Place - Suite 330,
   Boston, MA 02111-1307, USA.  

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/* A Bison parser, made by GNU Bison 2.4.3.  */

/* Skeleton interface for Bison's Yacc-like parsers in C

      Copyright (C) 1984, 1989, 1990, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006,
   2009, 2010 Free Software Foundation, Inc.

   This program is free software: you can redistribute it and/or modify
   it under the terms of the GNU General Public License as published by
   the Free Software Foundation, either version 3 of the License, or
   (at your option) any later version.

   This program is distributed in the hope that it will be useful,
   but WITHOUT ANY WARRANTY; without even the implied warranty of
   MERCHANTABILITY or FITNESS FOR A PARTICULAR PURPOSE.  See the
   GNU General Public License for more details.

   You should have received a copy of the GNU General Public License
   along with this program.  If not, see .  */

/* As a special exception, you may create a larger work that contains
   part or all of the Bison parser skeleton and distribute that work
   under terms of your choice, so long as that work isn't itself a
   parser generator using the skeleton or a modified version thereof
   as a parser skeleton.  Alternatively, if you modify or redistribute
   the parser skeleton itself, you may (at your option) remove this
   special exception, which will cause the skeleton and the resulting
   Bison output files to be licensed under the GNU General Public
   License without this special exception.

   This special exception was added by the Free Software Foundation in
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 * Copyright (C) 1991, 1992, 1993 by Chris Thewalt (thewalt@ce.berkeley.edu)
 *
 * Permission to use, copy, modify, and distribute this software
 * for any purpose and without fee is hereby granted, provided
 * that the above copyright notices appear in all copies and that both the
 * copyright notice and this permission notice appear in supporting
 * documentation.  This software is provided "as is" without express or
 * implied warranty.
 *
 * Thanks to the following people who have provided enhancements and fixes:
 *   Ron Ueberschaer, Christoph Keller, Scott Schwartz, Steven List,
 *   DaviD W. Sanderson, Goran Bostrom, Michael Gleason, Glenn Kasten,
 *   Edin Hodzic, Eric J Bivona, Kai Uwe Rommel, Danny Quah, Ulrich Betzler

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