Re: Are BLOBs source code?
Andreas Barth <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
> * Goswin von Brederlow (email@example.com) [041212 20:25]:
>> Compiled in the blob MUST comply to the GPL. The nature of being a
>> blob already seems to violate that.
> Only if the blob is derived from the GPL-code.
No, always. Compiled in it is part of the binary which is a work
derived from the GPLed work. It is like linking to a non GPL library.
Only seperate (e.g. in an initrd) you can say it is just an
aggregation of works.
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