blatant GPL violation of ext2 and reiserfs filesystem drivers
bunk at stusta.de
Fri Dec 23 04:30:07 CET 2005
On Fri, Dec 23, 2005 at 04:15:22AM +0100, Diego Calleja wrote:
> El Thu, 22 Dec 2005 18:56:38 -0800,
> Chris Wedgwood <cw at f00f.org> escribió:
> > That's entirely debatable and I would recommend the original poster
> > seek legal advice on this as there are many people who will claim
> > loading GPLd modules is paramount to linking and therefore this is a
> > violation.
> So, a GPL application running on top of a BSD-licensed kernel
> (or library) is illegal? I doubt it...
application != kernel module
And your example would anyways not be a problem since GPL + BSD = GPL
(assuming the 3 clause BSD licence).
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