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Re: Social Contract GR's Affect on sarge

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 12:47:58PM -0400, Raul Miller wrote:
> > More specifically, if glibc requires a binary component (a current
> > version of the glibc binaries) for its source to be built, then glibc
> > isn't distributable under the GPL.

On Mon, Apr 26, 2004 at 07:16:23PM +0200, Michael Banck wrote:
> I've heard that there are a couple of hundred other packages which need
> a current version of libc binaries to build. They are called 'C
> programs'. We've even invented stuff like Build-Depends for them.

As long as glibc itself is free that won't be a problem.

If glibc is not free, we have a much, much larger problem.


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