Re: xcdroast does no longer work with wodim: Who to blame?
Goswin von Brederlow <email@example.com> wrote:
> Joerg.Schilling@fokus.fraunhofer.de (Joerg Schilling) writes:
> > As said, license compatibility needs to be discussed separately. If you like
> > to allow to publish binaries from GPLd programs for _any_ OS that does not
> > come with a GPLd "libc", you need to allow (*) to link _any_ GPLd program
> > against _any_ library that is not part of "the work" of the GPLd program. The
> > rules of the GPL end at "work" limit and neither libc nor libschily or libscg
> > are part of the "work" mkisofs. For this reason, there is no problem with the
> > fact that mkisofs links against libschily and libscg.
> No we don't. We can just keep releasing Debian GNU/Linux which has a
> GPLed "libc". It is not our problem nor our concern if Schilli OS
> does not. Debian is legally only concerned with "Debian OS" and not
> "_any_ OS".
You are uninformed: libc on Linux is under LGPL and the LGPL is as "incompatible"
to GPL as the CDDL is "incomparible" to the GPL.
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