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Re: Debian OpenSolaris port, exchange with Sun folks in webforum/MailingList

Sven Luther <sven.luther@wanadoo.fr> wrote:

> Yeah, sure, but in the case of an OpenSolaris kernel with a glibc based
> userland, as we are considering, the point is moot, as the kernel/userland
> interface is enough to stop any derivative-work-contagion, so we are back to
> the lone choice of venue thingy, and its rather feeble argumentation on
> debian-legal, full of chinese dissidents and desert islands :)

Hmm. From a technical side of things, how much effort is going to have
to go into porting glibc in order to support all the nice features of
the Solaris kernel? From the legal side of things, I'd be surprised if
any upload of CDDLed material was rejected out of hand.

Matthew Garrett | mjg59-chiark.mail.debian.devel@srcf.ucam.org

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