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SubjectRe: BSD Licensed files in Linux kernel.
On Wed, Mar 08, 2000 at 01:26:43AM +1100, Darren Reed wrote:
> Sorry to disturb you folks, but someone has pointed out to me
> that there are some files (e.g. linux/drivers/net/bsd_comp.c)
> which are licensed under the BSD license and not the GPL.

As Linus seem to allow them to be there, I guess
they are ok. (They have been there for a *long* time..)

Unlike other reply at this indicated, reason for them
being compiled *modular* is not BSD/GPL license issue,
rather it is the LZW compression algorithm used in there.

If you *really* want to know, do ask Linus about it.

> Darren

/Matti Aarnio

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