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SubjectRe: Code from ~2.4.4 going into Solaris 9 Alpha?
On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 11:53:19AM -0800, Danek Duvall wrote:
> On Thu, Nov 01, 2001 at 11:15:08AM -0800, Mike Fedyk wrote:
>
> > I just looked at http://perso.wanadoo.fr/levenez/unix/history.html, and
> > noticed a line from linux over to solaris 9 alpha.
> >
> > Does anyone know what code they copied, and if they're now making solaris
> > GPL compatible?
>
> That might simply be the inclusion of various "freeware" packages --
> shells, gzip, apache, samba, and so forth, not necessarily kernel code.
> All of those packages come with full source as well, so they should be
> compliant with the GPL if that's how they happen to be licensed.
>
> Of course, the line should probably be connected to Solaris 8, since
> that's when most of these things started shipping with it.
>

Oh, sorry about that...

I didn't mean to start a flame thread (like someone accused me of doing), it
just looked interesting to me, and I don't remember anything in kernel
traffic (which I was reading at the time) or on lkml (which I have been
reading more recently)... so I figured someone here would know more.

Mike
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