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Re: DFSG violations in Lenny: new proposal

On Mon Nov 10 16:05, Manoj Srivastava wrote:
> >> Also, it's in the process of being resolved. There are (according to
> >> another thread) talks with Sun about explicitly licensing it under a
> >> better licence.
> >
> > The stuff in the kernel is also in the process of being resolved.
>         The difference being that the former is being resolved with a
>  license change, and the latter is being resolved with code changes, and
>  will require adjustments to the infrastructure.  That makes the former
>  a faster process.
And that if we release now, the glibc code which we ship will be free
shortly, without having to update stable, whereas the code shipped in
the kernel won't be free in Lenny, however long we wait (because the
solution is to remove/replace it)

Matthew Johnson

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