Re: APL & LGPL & GPL
>>>>> "Edmund" == Edmund GRIMLEY EVANS <firstname.lastname@example.org> writes:
Edmund> Sam Hartman <email@example.com>:
>> This came up in the past and I pointed out that for example
>> Solaris does not set up such a second distribution channel even
>> though they distribute GPLed code on the main Solaris (8 and
>> beyond) CDs.
Edmund> This is interesting. Presumably there are GPL programs
Edmund> linked with Solaris's C library, which is GPL-incompatible
Edmund> yet "accompanies the executable". Is Solaris's C library
Edmund> on the same CD as the GPL programs, or on a different CD
Edmund> in the same box? Are there are a lot of GPL programs
Edmund> involved, and does the copyright of some of them belong to
Edmund> the FSF?
Well, bash at least is on the CD with the C library.