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, 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.
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) to
>use this combination, as long as they don't share it with anyone else
>(freedoms 3 and 4).
> As far as I know this was never tested in court
>Hope this explains,