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Re: Fedora Freedom and linux-libre



Once upon a time, David Woodhouse <dwmw2 infradead org> said:
> It is indeed my viewpoint that the 'bzImage' kernel image we ship is
> either a derivative or collective work based on the GPL'd kernel source
> code.

The compiled kernel image is just a mechanical production from the
source and does not have copyright of its own.  This is no different
than running mkisofs to build a CD; you can have GPL and non-GPL-compat
software on the CD.  It is mere aggregation.

-- 
Chris Adams <cmadams hiwaay net>
Systems and Network Administrator - HiWAAY Internet Services
I don't speak for anybody but myself - that's enough trouble.


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