Re: How long is linux going to be free ?
On Fri, Mar 28, 2003 at 06:41:37PM +0000, Colin Watson wrote:
> No, you can't link non-GPL code with GPL code. That counts as a derived
I fact, you can't link non-GPL code with GPL code and distribute it
(*), but nobody will stop you from linking non- with GPL-code on your
own system from private use.
(*) But what about e.g. the non free nvidea drivers? These do link
with the Linux kernel, and Linus doesn't mind.
PS for the orginal poster: Do you know there are issues with the name
Linux? Linux is just the kernel. If you fully support the GNU
project you _could_ name the operating system GNU/Linux, or in your ---
and my --- case Debian GNU/Linux.
http://www.gnu.org/gnu/linux-and-gnu.html will give you a better
Rudy Gevaert firstname.lastname@example.org
Web page http://www.webworm.org
GNU/Linux user and Savannah hacker http://savannah.gnu.org
I don't want to achieve immortality through my work;
I want to achieve immortality through not dying.
- Woody Allen (1935-)