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RTLinux patent


the package rtlinux contains RTLinux. This is a real-time layer below the
Linux kernel to provide a Linux operating system with real-time capabilities.

In the documentation of version 3.0 of RTLinux a patent is mentioned
(US Patent No. 5,995,745). This patent covers the underlying principle of

Thus, the use of RTLinux has legal restrictions, and RTLinux must be removed
from Debian.

Andreas <anfra@debian.org>

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