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Re: license for patch?

On Wed, Feb 12, 2003 at 03:14:48PM -0600, Steve Greenland wrote:
> > A completely different, and possibly more important, question: Is
> > Debian actually allowed to distribute djbdns binaries built from
> > patched sources at all?
> No. See http://cr.yp.to/distributors.html.
> But the original question was about djbdns-installer, and the patch
> would be applied after downloading pristine sources from DJB's server.
> This is okay, because DJB says "You are free to download the software
> from my web server; you then own that copy of the software, and you are
> free to compile it and run it." (from the same page)

But can Debian distribute the patch itself?  (After reading the random
attacks on the above link, I don't care to read anything else written by
that person at the moment.)

Glenn Maynard

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