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Re: System libraries and the GPLv2

> On 26/03/17 01:01, Walter Landry wrote:
>> Florian Weimer <fw@deneb.enyo.de> wrote:
>>>> #5 Declare GMP to be a system library.
>>> (snip)
>>>> #5 was how Fedora looked at the OpenSSL library issue. Since Debian
>>>> has another viewpoint on OpenSSL I somehow doubt we would use it for
>>>> GMP.
>>> I would like to suggest to treat more libraries as eligible for the
>>> system library exception within Debian.
>> The traditional interpretation as I understand it is that nothing
>> Debian ships qualifies for the the system exception.  This is because
>> Debian ships everything together, and the system exception only
>> applies for components that do not accompany the executable.
> Debian ships everything together? Really?

Yes.  http://cdimage.debian.org/debian-cd/current/amd64/iso-dvd/

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