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Re: Return a Debian system to a pristine state

On 6/1/20 00:28, Andrei POPESCU wrote:
>On Du, 31 mai 20, 20:52:06, Tom Dial wrote:
>> Moreover, ZFS is not DFSG and GPL compliant, and quite a few
>> users would avoid it because of that.
>ZFS is licensed under the CDDL[1], which is both free (as in freedom)
>and DFGS *compliant*.
>It is also *incompatible* with the GPL, which means distributing a Linux
>kernel (GPL) including the ZFS modules is possibly illegal[2].

I knew this, but overlooked that the relevant packages are in contrib,
presumably indicating their DFSG compliance.

Thank you for the correction.


>End users however are well within their rights (freedom 0 and 1)[3] to
>use this combination, as long as they don't share it with anyone else
>(freedoms 3 and 4)[3].
>[2] As far as I know this was never tested in court
>[3] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/The_Free_Software_Definition
>Hope this explains,

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