Distributing a Fedora appliance
badouglas at gmail.com
Sat Nov 27 17:15:05 UTC 2010
not a lawyer, but i doubt if anyone else replying here is either.
but i've gotten plenty of VMs from different sites that people have
used different linux OS (fedora/centos/debian/et...) and i've never
gotten the source in the VM, I have at times seen/reviewed docs that
have pointed me to where I could go to get the source for the OS if I
your mileage might vary.
On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 7:26 AM, Bruno Wolff III <bruno at wolff.to> wrote:
> On Sat, Nov 27, 2010 at 12:03:10 -0300,
> Fernando Cassia <fcassia at gmail.com> wrote:
>> Are trying to tell me that I should install al srpms inside the VM?.
> I would expect that if you don't do an update after you build the VM,
> you can probably ask people you give the VM to if they want the source and
> if they say yes you give them the SRPM iso on similar media. If you do
> an update, then you should get the SRPMs corresponding to the update collected,
> so that you can provide them. (If you want to cut down on space, you could
> probably just provide SRPMs for packages that require you to provide source,
> which would be at least anything gpl or lgpl.)
>> Are then all images on virtualboximages.org in defiance of the
>> GPL?.Seems a bit ridiculous to me.
> I don't know. If they include binaries for gpl'd code (which would be any
> running linux at the very least), then they have an obligation to provide
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