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Distriution of GPL incompatible libraries

"Glenn L. McGrath" <bug1@iinet.net.au>
> However, what if the customer then wanted to sell the machine, or if
> the company wanted to sell machines with this incompatible binary and
> library preinstalled. Would this violation the GPL, or is it possible
> that the companies modifcations are "hiding" behind the BSD license
> library ?
> The confusing part for me is that the library is ABI compatible [...]

Argh, too complicated for me. I think this last step doesn't fall
under the GPL, but figuring out who's responsible seems icky.
Please ask your lawyer and/or the FSF's licensing people. I'd love
to know the advice, if you can report it.

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