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Re: Bug#686447: ITP: zfs-linux -- The native Linux kernel port of the ZFS filesystem

On 01/09/12 20:36, Arno Töll wrote:
> Hi,
> On 01.09.2012 20:02, Carlos Alberto Lopez Perez wrote:
>> This package contains the source code for the native implementation
>> of ZFS for the Linux Kernel, which can be used with DKMS, so that
>> local kernel modules are automatically built and installed every time
>> the kernel packages are upgraded.
> Question remains whether the resulting binary packages are distributable
> by Debian. You'd basically need to ship source only binary packages
> which are built on the installing platform - including utilities, not
> only for the kernel driver.

The user space utilities are not linked against any GPL library so there
isn't any license problem distributing them in binary form.

The only external dependencies for the user-space utilities are:
libselinux1, zlib1g, and of course libc6.

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