Fwd: Bug#651624: is zfs incompatible with the GNU Project ?
Paolo Del Bene
id3rfix at gmail.com
Mon Apr 9 00:56:10 CEST 2012
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From: Richard Stallman
Date: Fri, 23 Mar 2012 17:16:37 -0400
Subject: Re: Bug#651624: is zfs incompatible with the GNU Project ?
To: Paolo Delbene <id3rfix at gmail.com>
> My impression was that there was a specific effort to implement a set of
> headers and in-kernel hooks as original work under the BSDL, that would be
> sufficient to allow a CDDL-licensed module to be loaded at runtime and
> still supply ZFS functionality.
It would violate the GPL to load that CDDL-licensed module dynamically
into a GPL-covered kernel.
Dr Richard Stallman
President, Free Software Foundation
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