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Re: Question About GNU General Public License


From: Stefan Monnier
Subject: Re: Question About GNU General Public License
Date: Thu, 15 Jul 2004 18:28:28 GMT
User-agent: Gnus/5.09 (Gnus v5.9.0) Emacs/21.3.50

>> I don't think so: AFAIk the FreeBSD's license is compatible with the GPL, so
>> you can link GPL code with it without changing its license: the result
>> (i.e. the combination of the FreeBSD kernel and the GPL'd module) is GPL'd,

> The result is NOT GPL'ed (that's yet another myth/silly theory). The GPL 
> can't override BSDL terms. 

Whether or not it's GPL'd is irrelevant to the point of my post: you can
link a GPL'd module with the FreeBSD kernel without having to change the
license of the FreeBSD kernel.


        Stefan


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