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Re: Debian/GNU Freebsd

On Wed, Feb 17, 1999 at 10:06:45PM -0500, Alex Yukhimets wrote:
> > Are there legal issues in the Freebsd license that blocks people to build
> > distributions based on its kernel? If not, are there some Debian developers
> > interested in developing a Debian/GNU Freebsd distribution?
> I don't see any legal issue here at all. 
> I only don't understand why would it be called GNU :)  

Your dislike is showing Alex :-)

They still use gcc, GNU emacs, and probably a bunch of the fileutils,
sharutils, tar, etc. GNU would still be appropriate IMHO.

Our kernel isn't GNU either, which is why we mention it (Linux).
No problem with Debian GNU/FreeBSD then (name-wise at least).

Hamish Moffatt VK3TYD              hamish@debian.org, hamish@rising.com.au
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