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Re: Fedora, Portable Edition?



On Tue, Apr 7, 2009 at 12:45 PM, Kevin Kofler <kevin kofler chello at> wrote:
King InuYasha wrote:
> Couldn't the patches [used to make the coLinux kernel possible] be forward
> ported to the latest 2.6.x kernel? As for the X11 issue, I did notice
> that. However it seems that he provides the latest versions of all of his
> patches (http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingCode/) even though the
> instructions on how to use them are kinda out of date (
> http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/cross.php). I think this is more
> or less the same situation with the Xchat Windows binaries, except this
> guy has more legal ground, especially with most of it being licensed
> either LGPL or X11.

There is no license in that directory, so I can only assume these terms:
http://www.straightrunning.com/XmingNotes/terms.php
to apply, in other words, this source and any binaries built from it are
non-redistributable.

       Kevin Kofler

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Wow, that sucks. So only the ancient 6.9.0 release is allowed redistribution. The only other one I can think of is the Cygwin Xorg release 7.4, but I'm not sure how that would actually work without including the entire Cygwin system.

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